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The Little Black Book: Attractions

  • Bewl Water

    Bewl Water is the largest stretch of open water in the South East.  Situated near the picturesque town of Lamberhurst and the beautiful Scotney Castle, within an hour’s drive of Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Tonbridge, Maidstone, Ashford, Eastbourne and Sevenoaks, the 800 acre site is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Open all year, […]

  • Wingham Wildlife Park

    Muddy says: A brilliantly, manageable-sized park set in a picturesque region of the county that boasts more species than any other zoo in Kent. With everything from tigers to a family of rare Western Chimpanzees and hands-on animal experiences to try.

  • Reuthe’s Nursery

    Muddy says: Pronounced 'roy-ters', the lost gardens of Sevenoaks have re-opened and are welcoming you for a day of adventure.

  • The Salutation

    Muddy says: The Salutation, is a stunning country-house sitting in the heart of Sandwich, a pretty town on the Kent coastline. The location, elegance and warmth of the place make it the perfect escape whatever the weather.

  • The Canterbury Tales

    Muddy says: nestled in the heart of Canterbury since 1988, this well-loved visitor experience is perfect for your next family day out! Learn about Chaucer's famous tales in an authentic and engaging way, literature brought to life.

  • The Pound, Canterbury

    Muddy says: Winner of Kent's Best Bar in our Muddy Awards in 2018, we are very proud to present this Canterbury bar with a difference in a quirky historic setting.

  • Gulbenkian

    Muddy says: Gulbenkian is the University of Kent's Art Centre, a Boutique Theatre that offers a diverse arts programme. Described as the 'gem of Canterbury' renowned for their reasonable ticket prices, friendly service and amazing shows - It can't be missed!

  • Chatham Historic Dockyard

    Celebrating everything associated with the great age of sail, this landmark venue makes a great day out. The exhibition is all really interactive, there's always new stuff happening and three massive, MASSIVE warships to explore. What more do you want?!

  • Betteshanger Park

    With everything from fabulous family biking trails to The Beast (the world's biggest inflatable obstacle course!) Betteshanger Park is a brilliant place for outdoor adventure

  • Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

    Muddy says: We love this fun and imaginative family day out - perfect if you're in the Sevenoaks area and looking for a smaller, boutique day trip with a garden, café and shop...

  • Mount Ephraim Gardens

    Mount Ephraim Gardens is a little pocket of pastoral bliss conveniently placed just outside Faversham. Set in ten glorious acres of stunning Edwardian terraced gardens it makes a stylish venue for weddings and parties, against a backdrop of the beautiful Kent countryside. Here sneak a peak...

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