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

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Kent

From historic castles to astonishing wildlife, there are lots of wonderful things to do in Kent for you and your family.


Did you know Leeds Castle is known as the "loveliest castle in the world"? We suggest you take the kids there and check for yourself if the claims are all true! If you’re looking for more info before you go, you can read a review of Leeds Castle, written by Fran, a mom who’sbeen there with her little ones.

The list of great family days out in Kent doesn’t end there! From adventures at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, to amazing animals at Port Lympne and scenic steam train rides on Spa Valley Railway - you’ll have lots to keep you busy. Need more ideas? Here’s what multi-award winning travel blogger Penny Alexander thinks are the best things to do in Kent.

Oh, and here are the Kent school holiday dates for this year - it’s another useful resource for your family day out planning!

  1. River at Woods Mill Nature Reserve in Henfield

    Woods Mill Nature Reserve


    National ParksNational Parks

    Woods Mill Nature Reserve is an excellent place to take the kids for a walk through mixed habitats plus visit the Sussex Wildlife Trust environmental...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  2. Chessington World Of Adventures

    Chessington World Of Adventures


    Theme Parks and FunfairsTheme Parks and Funfairs

     Get in touch with your wild side at Chessington World of Adventures - watch the world’s largest tiger species walk above you in Europe’s first...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor

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