Family Activities

We have lots of family-friendly attractions nearby

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Dover Castle

Often described as the 'Key to England', Dover Castle was founded long ago in the 11th century. This fortress is the largest castle in England and visitors will quickly discover its defensive significance. Remember to explore the secret wartime tunnels when you're there!

Visit the Dover Castle Site 

Diggerland

A theme park like no other, even adults will love spending time at Diggerland! Operate real diggers, race around the indoor Go Karting track and enjoy views from the Skyshuttle.

Visit the Diggerland Site

Canterbury Cathedral

One of the oldest Christian sites of worship in the UK. Brimming with historic tales, don't forget to take a guided tour around the cathedral to appreciate its fantastic architecture.

Visit the Canterbury Cathedral Site

Dreamland

Known for being Britain's oldest amusement park, visitors can head to the zoo, take a ride along the miniature railway, watch a movie in the cinema and even watch a band in the ballroom - known for hosting The Who, the Rolling Stones and many more!

Visit the Dreamland Site

Howletts Wild Animal Park/Port Lympne Reserve

An award-winning wildlife attraction near Canterbury, children of all ages will love Howletts Wild Animal Park. With a strong commitment to conservation, breeding and reintroduction, children can watch the rare and endangered species being fed and listen to educational talks about the animals.

Visit the Howletts Wild Animal Park Site

Head to the beach

There are many stunning beaches along Kent's coastline, including Hampton beach and St Mildred's Bay. Whether you prefer sandy or pebbled beaches, Kent has it all. Take in some sea air, relax by the shore and don't forget to grab a delicious ice-cream!

Find out more about Hampton Beach 

Find out more about St Mildred's Bay

Leeds Castle

A historic site boasting almost 900 years of history. Occupiers of the past include six medieval queens alongside Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon. Take a tour around the breath-taking castle before exploring the grounds - you'll find a maze and a grotto inside the 500 acres of land.

Visit the Leeds Castle Site