Things to Do in Kent

Days out, attractions, places to visit and more

Taste crisp Kentish apples. Smell lavender fields. Drink our delicious local cider. Relax and rediscover yourself. Within moments you can, in Kent.

Kent has so much to offer groups and is a truly diverse county. It offers everything from ultra-modern art galleries to ancient centuries-old heritage sites. From lazy, relaxing river punting tours to exhilarating cliff-top hikes. From classic rural landscapes, to traditional seaside entertainment.  From spectacular gardens, to outstanding culture and local produce. From colourful festivals and events, to city-packed adventures. Whatever your group’s interest, Kent is full of exciting attractions for everyone.

All this within easy reach of London and Continental Europe, making Kent perfect as either a touring base or day trip destination. With its super-fast links to London, Belgium and France, some people speed straight through Kent. But those in-the-know appreciate there are a million reasons to slow down and explore. In few other places is London so near, and yet feels so far away. You don’t have to travel far to find beauty, fun and relaxation.

Whether it's visiting Canterbury with Chaucer's pilgrims, following the maritime adventures that have helped shape Kent from the Roman invasion to World War II, or visiting modern galleries and theatre - you are sure to find something for all tastes in the Garden of England.

But’s not just attractions that Kent has to share. There’s plenty on offer for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits with walking, cycling and golf as well great places to relax for those preferring something less active. Coastal trails uncovering history and heritage, to foodie delights and unspoilt countryside, the variety of things to do in Kent is endless.

Whether you are a group organiser, social secretary or a teacher organising an educational visit, there are attractions, destinations and many things to do in Kent to delight all ages and group sizes. Just remember to pre-book for larger groups!

In Kent, the list of possibilities is endless and the range of sights, attractions and activities is extraordinary. Please use the search facility below to find out more about the wealth of things to do and see across the county.