20 Best Tourist Attractions In Kent Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Tourist Attractions In Kent

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Kent in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 140 Kent tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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A little girl using her Treasure Trails map as a telescope

Canterbury Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Canterbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Explore on a spy mission with the Canterbury self guided Spy Mission themed Treasure Trail. See the main sights and discover hidden gems as you wande...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Faversham Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Faversham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If clue busting is your bread and butter then don’t miss the Faversham Mystery Treasure Trail; those skills will be essential to finding the fabled,...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Maidstone Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Maidstone
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Calling all salty sea dogs and seasoned sailors! The Maidstone Treasure Hunt Trail has a fabulous - if fictional - treasure ready and waiting to be d...

Map and booklet for The Rochester Mystery Trail

The Rochester Mystery Trail

  • Rochester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

For a great way for all the family to explore Rochester, try the Rochester self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Your Trail will lead you on you...

Medieval character at The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

  • Canterbury
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Canterbury Tales is an award winning attraction based in the centre of Canterbury that brings to life 5 of Geoffrey Chaucer's best loved stories...

Boys on a Spy Mission Treasure Trail

The Whitstable Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Whitstable
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Spies, assemble! Operation Oyster Bed is live and your special skills are essential to infiltrating Whitstable, deactivating a deadly device and savi...

Cathedral in Canterbury on huntfun Canterbury trail

Huntfun Canterbury

  • Canterbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Feeling adventurous? Channel your inner Indiana Jones and solve clues to unravel the mystery of the huntfun treasure hunt in Canterbury. This histori...

Outside view of Scotney Castle in Tunbridge Wells

Scotney Castle

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Scotney Castle is not one but two houses. At the top of the hill is the new house, designed by Anthony Salvin in Elizabethan style and built in 1837...

People on Southend Pier and Train in Southend on Sea

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  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

The visitor information centre on the pier is the place to start, being the place to book boat trips etc and having information on the immediate amen...

Map and booklet for Southend on Sea Treasure Hunt Trail

Southend on Sea Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The kids will love solving the clues on the Southend-on-Sea self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. There's clues for all ages to enjoy (fro...

Escape room at Escape Live Southend in Essex

Escape Live Southend

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for a family-friendly escape room in Essex? Escape Live Southend is the place to go! You and the kids will have a great time, looking for clu...

Hour glass at Room Escape Southend

Room Escape Southend

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Love the thrill of live escape games? Dare to take on a truly challenging escape room experience at Room Escape Southend! There are multiple escape r...

Wise wizard reads with his magical wand at the School of Wizards and Witches in Rye

School of Wizards and Witches

  • Rye
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Put your family on your broomstick, your potions and wands in your backpack, and whizz on down to the School of Wizards and Witches in Rye! Make your...

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

The Rye Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Rye
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Go undercover on The Rye Mystery Treasure Trail. With cobbled lanes and a medieval history, clues could be hidden around every corner and in every no...

Leigh Heritage Centre

  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Leigh Heritage Centre is a fascinating wealth of local historical artefacts and memorabilia with educational value. Outside nearby you can also pick...

An overview of Ightham Mote on a sunny day

Ightham Mote

  • Sevenoaks
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Feel like lords and ladies at the majestic 14th century Ightham Mote, Kent. Explore a piece of local history and take a step back 600 years into the...

Royal Tunbridge Wells Codebreaking Walk

Royal Tunbridge Wells Codebreaking Walk

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

A casual walk in town just doesn’t do it for your kids? Well, how about you join forces with your little adventurers to stop a notorious villain from...

Outside view of Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Exhibits include Dolls, Toys and Games (some 200 years old!), Tunbridge Ware, Natural History, Costumes and Textiles, Local and Social history, Fine...

Map and booklet for The Royal Tunbridge Wells Mystery Treasure Trail

The Royal Tunbridge Wells Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

With a crook on the loose and a case to decode, your team of detectives will have to get their grey matter working on The Royal Tunbridge Wells Myste...

River Hill Himalayan Gardens

River Hill Himalayan Gardens

  • Sevenoaks
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens: have a great family day out in the most imaginative garden to visit in Kent. Discover the Everest trail with incredible...

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