Blank Canvas Cafe and Studio, Folkestone

Blank Canvas, in Folkestone, was recommended to us by a friend who had taken her girls there for a fab morning of art and craft. It is a cafe with a twist – drinks and nibbles whilst you get creative, but it’s not just your usual pottery painting. Here you can decorate bags, cushions, t-shirts, …

Kenward Trust, Maidstone

Kenward Place is a beautiful Georgian Manor house and gardens in Yalding, Maidstone. You can enjoy a woodland walk, meet their friendly animals and visit the vintage charity shop. There is also a children’s play area to entertain the troops. My friend alerted me to this place, as she had recently visited and thoroughly enjoyed …

Mote Park, Maidstone

Mote Park, in Maidstone, is a great place to visit to let off some steam – the 450 acre site is enormous. This one comes into both the free and affordable camp – you can spend barely a penny here, or book onto some of the paid activities available. There is a good play park, …

Hever Castle, Edenbridge

Hever Castle is definitely one to add to the list of summer holiday days out. There is so much history explore at this double-moated castle, which was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn; as well as lots of activities on offer to entertain the whole family. The jousting shows are sure to amuse the kids – …

Penshurst Place and Gardens, Tonbridge

Penshurst Place and Gardens offers a lot to keep the whole family entertained. 48 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens surround the stately home, which was once used as a hunting lodge for King Henry VIII. Steeped in history, there is a lot to explore, and the grounds offer a range of outdoor adventures for the …

Crazy Golf in Kent

Looking for a competitive day out? Crazy golf is always a winner with children and adults of all ages – here are a few places you might want to check out if you are in need of some quality time with the troops. Get the whole family involved and battling it out to be the …

Wildwood Trust, Herne Bay

Wildwood Trust, Herne Bay, has a lot on offer to keep everyone busy this summer. They have got lots of free children’s activities available – such as medieval medicine, a knight school and craft. There is also medieval bushcraft, with a Robin Hood Day held on Tuesdays – just make sure you book this in …

Rare Breeds Centre, Woodchurch

Rare Breeds Centre, in Woodchurch, is a great family day out and entry for a family of four comes in at £37.50 with gift aid, peak season.  There is lots of fun to be had with their fabulous outdoor play areas; the tunnels are a huge hit with my two and keep them busy for ages! There …

Druidstone Park, Blean

Druidstone Park in Blean, Canterbury, is a quaint place to visit. It is great for romp in your wellies – they have an enchanted woodland area to wander through with magical creatures to discover along the way. Try not to wake the sleeping dragon! 😉 We had a good day out here a few years …