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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Broadstairs, Kent

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 342 fun things to do in Broadstairs for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, beaches and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 202 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Broadstairs day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Broadstairs with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Broadstairs Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Broadstairs
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

See the sights like never before on the Broadstairs Spy Mission Treasure Trail. As super sleuths you’ll need the eyes of a hawk and the nose of a blo...

Lillyputt Mini Golf

  • Broadstairs
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Lillyputt Mini Golf is  championship designed mini golf course suitable for all the family to gently compete with plenty of fun features and surprise...

Viking Bay

  • Broadstairs
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Viking Bay is a curved, sandy bay ideal for family trips, with tidal pool, deckchair hire, a range of summertime children's rides and a cool surf sch...

Botany Bay

  • Broadstairs
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Botany Bay is a common name, this particular Botany Bay is at the foot of chalk cliffs halfway round the Isle of Thanet headland. There's a wealth of...

Revolution Climbing Centre

  • Broadstairs
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

You can get started here if it's all new to you with a simple Climbing Taster (over 7s) or Climbing Trial (all ages!) session, where you'll try out a...

Revolution Skatepark

  • Broadstairs
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Welcoming kids of all abilities on skateboards, BMX, scooters and rollerblades to pad up and get cracking at the Revolution Skatepark. Split into the...

Joss Bay

  • Broadstairs
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Joss Bay offers a sandy beach with chalk cliffs (be wary of restricted access here) with safe shallow swimming and lifeguard cover July through Septe...

Bumble Beez

  • Ramsgate
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Bumble Beez their caring and approachable staff are trained in disability awareness and all inclusive play. Their custom play equipment is designe...



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Ramsgate Tunnels

  • Ramsgate
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

A trip through the Ramsgate Tunnels is a dark little treat: an atmospheric tour underground where you'll wear hard hard and carry torches! Fun stuff...

Kingsgate Bay

  • Broadstairs
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a sandy beach in Kent? Look no further than Kingsgate bay, plus bring along the family pooch because this is a dog-friendly beach!  Nestl...

Ramsgate Main Sands

  • Ramsgate
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The beautiful Ramsgate Main Sands is a wide and long sandy beach ideal for classic family days out for paddling, sunbathing, sand castling and stroll...

Hornby Visitor Centre

  • Margate
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

This is a real treat for toy fans, with rare examples of Britain’s best-loved knickknacks and an interactive Thomas and Friends track that will have...

Vue Thanet (Westwood Cross)

  • Isle Of Thanet
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Who doesn't love a day out at the movies?Jump into movie magic at Vue Thanet (Westwood Cross), where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting a...

Rib Request5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ramsgate
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Rib Request boat excursions welcome families to explore the beautiful Kent coast and spot local seals and wildlife as you go. They offer a decent ran...

The Shell Grotto

  • Margate
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Discover over 70 feet of atmospheric underground passageways and a cool rectangular chamber, first unearthed to the landowner's surprise in 1875, wit...

The Escapement

  • Margate
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get ready for an adventure hidden within a series of secret rooms and passageways, as The Escapement transports you from an Ancient Egyptian tomb to...

Bugsy’s Bowling

  • Cliftonville
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Bugsy’s Bowling has 12 fully automated lanes with an automatic scoring system for you to enjoy your experience of tenpin bowling. The bowling area is...

Dreamland

  • Margate
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Have you been dreaming of a fab day out for all the family? Dreamland is the place for you! There’s so many rides for the whole group to enjoy, rangi...

Margate Main Sands

  • Margate
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Margate Main Sands , the original seaside destination, home to Turner Contemporary has a popular wide sandy bay. This timeless beach with tidal pool,...

Ollie's Indoor Play Centre

  • Margate
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Ollie's Indoor Play Centre's new four level play area provides a challenging and fun-filled environment suitable for children (under 12yrs) including...

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