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Scotney Castle

Muddy says: Scotney Castle has got it covered for that quintessential English outing. Steeped in history and all contained within a beautiful wooded estate, with over 770 acres for you to explore, plus those four-legged friends of yours too.

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Bateman’s

Muddy says: Surrounded by the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald, this 17th-century house, former home to Rudyard Kipling, provided a much needed sanctuary, and is now a fabulous place to visit for you and the whole family - both inside and outside. Plus doggies are welcome too in the grounds too if you are looking for a new place to roam.

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Bodiam Castle

Muddy says: Stunning, riverside 14th century moated castle with a ruined interior offering a glimpse of medieval splendour from a bygone era and now a fantastic and fun-filled day out for the entire family

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Ightham Mote

Muddy says: A romantic moated manor house, steeped in history, offering tonnes of fun for the younger ones in its natural play area as well as breathtaking walks across the Kent countryside

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Howletts Wild Animal Park

Muddy says: Looking for something fun to do with the family? Where they might even learn something at the same time? Oh, and local too? Then you'll want to get yourself over to Kent's original wildlife park.

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Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Muddy says: If you live anywhere in the Kent or East Sussex area and haven't yet visited Port Lympne Reserve then you're missing a trick. Kent's only safari experience is well worth a visit...

Accommodation

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!

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Chatham Historic Dockyard

Muddy says: 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?!

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Lamb House, Rye

Muddy says: A delightful National Trust Georgian house, once home to writer Henry James, that is bursting with literary history. Definitely one to consider on your next excursion to Rye - well you needed a reason to revisit this charming town full of independent gorgeous shops and restaurants...

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Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Muddy says: One of the most famous gardens in England IN the Garden of England -it's a must-do in Kent

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Lilford Gallery

Muddy says: I don't go to Canterbury or Folkestone without popping into one of the Lilford Galleries. There's always cool, modern, playful art on display and I'll inevitably convince myself that I just *need* to have it. I'm seriously going to save up for a purchase sometime soon...

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Smallhythe Place

Muddy says: Don't miss visiting this hidden gem in Kent this Summer with plenty to see and do for ALL of the family!

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The Talentz

Muddy says: Got a kid that has stars in their eyes - or who could just benefit from building their confidence by being part of an incredible stage production? Then why not sign them up to Talentz, the award-winning musical theatre company for 4 to 21 year olds offering exceptional training in the performing arts.

Culture & Attractions

Bore Place

Muddy says: Bore Place is many amazing things rolled into one. Set in 500 acres of countryside it makes a stunning venue for a wedding. It also hosts a whole variety of the kind of original and interesting workshops we know you'll absolutely love - from Artisan Bread Making to an Introduction to Bee Keeping...Oh and there's Holiday Clubs too!

Arts & Crafts Courses

Wildwood

Muddy says: 200 native animals set in 40 acres of beautiful ancient woodland plus Kent's tallest drop slide - kiddie heaven!

Attractions

Lingfield Park Resort

Muddy says: Lingfield Park is more than just a racecourse – it is a leisure resort offering racing, a 4* Marriott Hotel and spa and a championship 18-hole golf course.

Accommodation

Goodnestone Park

Muddy says: Goodnestone Park is a stunning, privately owned stately home and garden near Canterbury. You can hire the whole house for that truly special function or weekend with friends. There's a reason it was a favourite of Jane Austen and the producer of Downton Abbey!

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Bewl Water

Muddy says: Bewl is a big, beautiful reservoir offering a fantastic range of outdoor activities - from cycling to open air cinema, children's parties to cookery courses - there's fun stuff to do all year round. Oh and a decent restaurant too!

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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.

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Reuthe’s Nursery & Gardens

Muddy says: Stunning historic gardens only recently restored to their former glory, so earning the name 'the Lost Gardens of Sevenoaks'. Explore the jungle-like pathways, enjoy homemade cake in the café or let little ones discover the cute play area - and there's special events like kids' craft, gardening workshops and foraging courses too!

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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.

Accommodation

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...

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Little Elves Workshops

Little Elves Workshops is a purpose built fairy tale dream cabin in Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone.  It was MY dream which became reality approximately three years ago.  It is a place where the happy can celebrate, the weary can regain strength and the ordinary can become extraordinary.  All ages are welcome to become engaged and absorbed […]

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