If you’re heading down to Kent for your family holiday this summer then you have made a top choice. Kent was named the best European family holiday destination placing number one on a list by Lonely Planet.
There’s plenty to see and do in the county of Kent and whether you’re a local or off on your holiday, here are five must see attractions not to be missed!
1. Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle is a must see attraction and a great day out for the whole family. This stunning castle and its grounds has a summer of medieval fun planned for the next few weeks including Summer Knights for Kids. This August, your little ones can enjoy storey telling, castle wall building, dressing up and junior jousting. And for the grownups, explore the historic castle and its beautiful grounds including a woodlands walk, garden tours and even a spot of golf.
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2. Port Lympne Wild Animal Park
For those animal lovers, a visit to Port Lympne is a must! Take a trip on an authentic African safari truck and get up close with zebras and giraffes, or plan your visit so that you can watch at feeding time. With over 88 different species and 700 animals at Port Lymphe, you will see lions, tigers, meerkats, rhinos, gorillas and much more. As well as the animals, you will also find foot stalls and kids play areas so there is plenty to keep you entertained for a day out with the family.
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3. White Cliffs of Dover
The picturesque white cliffs of Dover are the perfect setting for long walks, either along the beach or up on the cliff tops. As well as offering beautiful scenery, this Kent town and port also offer an easy escape across The Channel to nearby France. If you are staying in the area, why not hop across to Calais for a spot of shopping. Book a Ferry with DFDS Seaways and you will also get 7% cashback!
Or if you want to see more of Kent’s wonderful and historical sights, take the Canterbury, White Cliffs and Dover Tour with 365 Tickets and get 3% cashback!
4. Romney Marsh
With beautiful beaches, historical buildings, nature and bird reserves and not forgetting the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, Romney Marsh is a beautiful holiday destination with lots to see and do. Take a ride on a steam train on the world’s smallest public railway or if you prefer more adventurous activities, go land yachting on the beach or you can even take part in water sports on the freshwater lake in Lydd.
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5. Kent Life
A definite must see attraction to visit is Kent Life, an open air museum with activities for all the family including age-old farming traditions. With animals, tractors, play areas, kid’s activities, historical buildings, cafes and more, this is a great day out for the whole family. If you are visiting Kent in the summer holidays, there is plenty of summer holiday fun at Kent Life including ferret racing, tug of war, parachute games, story time, tractor rides, water zorbing, donkey riding and more.
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