This page is dedicated to providing a list of places that myself and other readers recommend for days out with the family! If you have visited anywhere you found great and would like to share, email us via the details on the contact page.
Bewl Water is a country park with beautiful surroundings which is a brilliant location for walks, bike rides and sailing. Bewl Water is also said to be a great fishing area with easy parking and is open daily.
Location: Lambhurst TN3 8JH Websites: www.bewlwater.co.uk
Big Fun House
Big Fun House is a soft play centre in Chatham, Kent that has recently been taken over by new owners and given a fresh, new look. Open for all ages, Big Fun House offers a great space for children to play and explore in with a dedicated section for under 3’s. They also have facilities for food and drink as well. This site offers a great family afternoon out no matter what the weather.
Location: Chatham, Kent CT4 7HN Website: https://www.bigfun-house.co.uk
Cadbury world is a really popular attraction in the UK. The centre allows you to explore Cadbury and see first hand what goes on in the production of their products. The exhibit has great ways of getting the whole family involved and also has an impressive shop filled with all their popular sweets and treats!
Location: Bournville, Birmingham B30 1JR Website: http://www.cadburyworld.co.uk
Hever Castle is the childhood home of Henry VIII second wife, Anne Boleyn and boasts a huge 125 acre site for you and your family to explore. You can discover around 700 years worth of history here and explore the castle can grounds on your journey. There are also plenty of things for children to enjoy including:
- Yew and water mazes
- Lake walk
- Adventure playground
- Miniature model houses
There are also restaurants and shops on site for you to enjoy.
Location: Edenbridge TN8 7NG Website: http://www.hevercastle.co.uk
Kent Life is a heritage museum where you can enjoy its beautiful and historic 28 acre site. Children can enjoy activities such as indoor and outdoor play areas, donkey rides, poetry studio and more! All visitors can enjoy visiting the animals that live there and Dotty’s tea room. You can read about our visit to Kent Life on the Eddie Catz website!
Location: Maidstone ME14 3AU Website: http://www.kentlife.org.uk
Leeds Castle is describe as the ‘loveliest castle in the world”. It takes you and your family through a journey spanning its 900 year history with beautiful gardens and an array of activities and displays. You can enjoy various events through out the year including:
- Open air cinema
- Christmas markets
Location: Maidstone ME17 1PL Website: http://www.leeds-castle.com/home