Kent is one of the most popular holiday destinations for British families, with the county boasting a wide range of historical sights and beautiful landscapes. What’s more, its close proximity to London means holidaymakers can enjoy a day or two in the capital before retreating to their comfortable caravan.
So before you get your Kent motorhome equipment all packed up,
– East Kent Railway
Explore Kent’s historic railway line on a four-mile round trip through the picturesque countryside. You will see the quaint villages of Shepherdswell and Eythorne, as well as travel beneath the Golgotha Tunnel.
This is a great way for kids to explore the countryside without getting their legs tired, and children can travel over the Easter weekend for just £2.
– Dover Castle
Visit one of the most spectacular fortresses in England by heading to Dover Castle during the Medieval Easter Weekend. As well as being able to learn about 1,000 years of British history at the great bastion, children can get a taste of what life used to be like here with live re-enactments taking place between Friday March 30th and Monday April 2nd.
Actors will tell the story of George and the Dragon on horseback for this exciting show, so it is well worth visiting during the holidays.
– Peter Rabbit at Kew Gardens
Being close to the capital, many families venture into London during their stay in Kent. If you do, something to check out is Kew Gardens’ new Peter Rabbit trail.
Here you can get involved with storytelling sessions, make bunny ears, learn about Mr McGregor’s vegetables in his shed, dress up as Beatrix Potter’s famous characters, and take part in many Peter Rabbit-inspired games.
Open from Good Friday till April 15th, this event is ideal for families looking for something to