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26 things to do in Kent

Fancy a trip to Kent and not sure where to start? As a county steeped in history, boasting miles of stunning sandy beaches, and stunning Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty there’s so much to see and do here. Check out these fun activities to make the most out of your trip.

Voted by Lonely Planet as one of the best places to visit in Europe, Kent is full of stunning sights and attractions. Take a trip to the mysterious Shell Grotto to explore a unique side of the county or go underground to explore the Chislehurt caves.

For those looking for an adventure, there are lots of exhilarating adventure activities to try. Take to the skies in the country’s longest zip wire. Or if, you’d rather stay on the ground, take a trip on the spa valley railway.

Kent is the perfect place to take the family with plenty of fun-filled family friendly activities keep the kids occupied all day long. Whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure or to get creative in a workshop, there’s something for everyone.

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Get ready to explore the stunning rivers of Kent with Canoe Wild! Rent canoes, kayaks or stand up paddleboards and even take guided tours around the rivers and experience some of the prettiest scenery that the …

Take a guided lamplit tour around one of the most remarkable systems of man-made caves in the UK at the Chislehurst Caves right underneath London! This amazing labyrinth of tunnels spans over 6 hectares of maze …

Are you looking for the ultimate climbing experience? At Clip ‘n Climb they have created the most fun climbing experience there is with there being over forty-four individual and multi climber wall challenges that are all …

If driving a digger has always been on your bucket list, then come down to Diggerland! This fun and unique theme park is a great place for a family day out, especially for those of you …

If you’re a thrill seeker and want to reach new heights, then we’ve got a great activity to add to your stack.  Take an unforgettable flight at a whopping 724 metres over beautiful lakes, in the …

Are you the next Amelia Earhart? If yes, then go to Two Two Fly and get a flying lesson to start your journey! Or go one step further and join the flying club and complete accredited …

Down at the Lydd kart circuit in Kent, they have a stunning 1040 meter track professionally designed track, one of the fastest Go-Karting experiences in Kent. Each racer is equipped with a helmet, balaclava, racing overalls …

Are you looking for the most fun-packed driving experience yet? At Bayford meadows they have created the perfect kart racing track for you and your friends to enjoy. At the centre, they have a massive race …

Explore one of Britain’s most mysterious and beautiful places at Shell Grotto in Kent! This network of rooms and corridors carved into the earth boasts incredible designs, with Cockles, Mollusks and Oyster shells covering the walls. …

Looking for a great location to take the ultimate leap of faith? Try skydiving in the heart of Kent’s countryside! After thorough training from their BPA qualified instructors, you’ll be taken 12,000 feet in the air …

Looking for an experience with a destination? Take a journey into the past on one of the Spa Valley Railway’s wonderfully restored trains. This heritage train service runs a huge variety of different events and package …

Spend time walking through the beautiful grounds, with amazing sculptures and a variety of beautiful gardens take a peaceful stroll along the lake too! Children may have fun in the playground sections, which include climbing structures, …

Calling all thrill-seekers, head over to one of the best water parks in the country! Bewl Water’s inflatable water park and obstacle course will keep the kids entertained for hours.  This is great if you are …