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FRI 12 - SUN 14 OCT

Autumn Colour Trail, Hever Castle, Sat 1 – Fri 28 Oct

As the air turns crisp and a rich display of autumn colour envelops the countryside, pack your walking boots or wellies and head to Hever Castle to enjoy the crunch of leaves underfoot and spectacular autumn tints. Plus learn how to plant a winter hanging basket and stock up on spring bulbs.

Oktoberfest, Mote Park in Maidstone, Fri 12 – Sat 13 Oct

This October experience the real traditional Oktoberfest experience as Kent’s Mote Park is transformed for one weekend into a traditional Bavarian bash! Top up your stein and step inside Europe’s biggest Bier tent and prepare to be entertained Bavarian style!

Spa & Yoga Retreat, Green Farm Spa, Fri 12 – Sun 14 Oct AND Fri 19 – Sun 21 Oct

Are you after a weekend of relaxation in the beautiful Kent countryside? Green Farm Spa is the place to go! Enjoy 2 nights luxury accommodation in their beautiful 15th century restored house. You’ll have the chance to take part in 3 rejuvenating, restorative Yoga sessions, a guided country walk and time to relax in their award-winning spa with one 55-minute ESPA treatment, use of sauna and 2 outdoor hot tubs. You’ll leave feeling, refreshed, nourished, stress-free and ready for a new week ahead – sign us up!

Apple Festival, Brogdale Collections, Sat 13 – Sun 14 Oct

Visit Brogdale for a breathtaking display of the apples ready to harvest and discover over 2000 varieties! Guided tours of the orchards, horticultural talks, apple pressing demos and a programme of cooking demos happening all weekend. Enjoy local food, browse the craft and produce and meet the experts – apples galore!

Family Inspired Training Free Community Session, Tunbridge Wells, Sun 14 Oct

F.I.T have just announced their FREE FIT & Mini FIT sessions one Sunday of every month! Each session includes a 45-minute outdoor workout on the Tunbridge Wells Lower Common for both men and women of all abilities and experience levels. It’s a session ideal for parents because you can bring your children with you for their own Mini FIT activity that runs at the same time! Mini FIT is for children aged over 30 months and it’s packed full of music, movement, games, hunts and fun.

The Big Dog Walk, Leeds Castle, Sun 14 Oct

Guide Dogs are back at Leeds Castle with ‘The Big Dog Walk’. This 2.5 mile walk will start at 11am (arrive by 10.30am) in the Upper Parkland of Leeds Castle. Entry is free but all dogs are encouraged to raise at least £35 which covers the cost of a guide dog harness.

Autumn Amble, Penshurst Place, Sun 14 Oct

Take a guided stroll through the changing colours of the Penshurst parkland and enjoy the opportunity to learn more about our ancient woodland and historic estate, all followed by a delicious two-course roast lunch in the Garden Restaurant.

Screamland, Dreamland, Sun 14 – Weds 31 Oct

The award-winning event is back for 2018! 7 scare mazes, 7 nights of fear – will you make it out of Screamland? This after-dark event is filled with interactive scare mazes plus with your ticket you get unlimited use of all the rides. This is not for the faint hearted.

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