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Top things to do with the kids in Kent

Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
Category: Great Days Out, Features

Posted by Shane Scanlon

Let's have a look at some of the top things to do in Kent for the kids!

Diggerland –

What’s not to love about Diggerland? Kids can drive and ride trucks and diggers under the safety and supervision of professionals (Diggerland makes sure all pieces of equipment and machinery are manned).

Recommended time at attraction: You could easily stay for a whole day here and go on all the rides and activities 2 or 3 times.

Cost: £19.95 for an adult and children 90cm or over. (Pssst… don’t forget to download our discount vouchers).

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The Hop Farm Family Park –

Where to start with Hop Farm? How about some giant jumping pillows? Boing! Once the kids have been bounced out, why not have a blast in the Mega blaster Arena or enter the Hop Farm’s Magic Castle! Other attractions include the Animal World and Birds of Prey Zone, kids driving school, outdoor play areas, crazy golf and the outdoor dig out zone.

Recommended time at attraction: Up to a full day.

Cost: Free to enter, activities cost around £1-£3 each.

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Dover Castle –

Surely one of the best historical places to visit for kids in Britain, Dover Castle is packed with fun things to do including exploring the grounds and hidden tunnels, reaching the top of the great tower and loads of interactive exhibitions, museums and tours.

Recommended time at attraction: Between half a day and a full day. Expect lots of walking!

Cost: £45.50 for two adults and up to three children.

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© English Heritage Photo Library © English Heritage Photo Library


Howletts Wild Animal Park –

Not much beats the amazement on a young child’s face as it watches a tiger tuck into its lunch! Highlights include a walkthrough lemur experience and the lowland gorillas.

Recommended time at attraction: Up to a full day.

Cost:  £23.95 for an adult and £19.95 for a child aged 3-15 years. You can also upgrade your ticket to a passport ticket on the day of entry which allows unlimited access to the park for a whole year.  

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© Howletts © Howletts


Kent Life –

Kids will love all the farmyard animals which includes sheep, pigs, horses, donkeys, rabbits, goats, ducks and alpacas! The fun doesn’t end there either, with an outdoor and indoor play area, electric quad bikes, plus tractor rides for the adventurous!

Recommended time at attraction: Up to a full day. A membership pass allows unlimited access for a year.

Cost: £9.25 for an adult and £7.25 for a child aged 3-15 years.

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Eagle Heights –

A birds of prey centre with over species of bird, most of which can be viewed in their daily demonstrations. There’s also a play area for kids who want to run off some steam!

Recommended time at attraction: 2-3 hours

Cost: £9.00 for an adult, £5.50 for a child aged 4-14 years.

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About the author

Shane Scanlon

Shane loves the outdoors and travels around the UK visiting and reviewing all the top attractions.

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