The Best Things To Do In Kent Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Kent

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1000 fun things to do in Kent for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Margate, Canterbury, Maidstone and Dover.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 661 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Kent 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 Kent 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!

  1. Painted plates at Kippys Paint Your Own Pottery in Ashford

    Kippys Paint Your Own Pottery

    Ashford

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  2. Hollywood Bowl Ashford

    Hollywood Bowl Ashford

    Ashford

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor
  3. Swimming pool at Ashford Leisure Trust

    Ashford Leisure Trust

    Ashford

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  4. Boy in inflatable boat at Polar Adventure and Pool in Maidstone

    Polar Adventure and Pool

    Maidstone

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  5. Mote Park

    Mote Park

    Maidstone

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  6. Indoor soft play frame at Imagine Play Centre in Ashford

    Imagine Play Centre

    Ashford

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  7. Playground ship at Kikiland in Maidstone

    Kikiland

    Maidstone

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  8. Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

    Maidstone Treasure Hunt Trail

    Maidstone

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  9. Kids on anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

    The Historic Dockyard Chatham

    Chatham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  10. Roleplay cafe at Little Street in Maidstone

    Little Street

    Maidstone

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor
  11. ODEON Cinema room

    ODEON Maidstone

    Maidstone

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  12. Outside view of Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery

    Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery

    Maidstone

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  13. Swimming and laser tag at Maidstone Leisure Centre

    Maidstone Leisure Centre

    Maidstone

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  14. Boy bowling at Hollywood Bowl Maidstone

    Hollywood Bowl Maidstone

    Maidstone

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor
  15. Toddler soft play area at Cheeky Dino Play Centre in Maidstone

    Cheeky Dino Play Centre

    Maidstone

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  16. Indoor soft play frame at Fun Drum in Gillingham

    The Fun Drum

    Gillingham

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  17. Staff at Splashes Leisure Centre in Gillingham

    Splashes Leisure Centre

    Gillingham

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  18. Girl looking at rabbit at Kent Life in Maidstone

    Kent Life

    Maidstone

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  19. Tawny owlet at The Kent Owl Academy in Maidstone

    The Kent Owl Academy

    Maidstone

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  20. Couple ice skating at Silver Blades Ice Rink Gillingham

    Planet Ice Gillingham

    Gillingham

    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor