Fun Family Activities in Kent this Christmas

Fun Family Activities in Kent this Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! In the lead up to Christmas, get the magic of the season in full swing by visiting some of Kent’s top attractions to take part in festive fun for the whole family. From Christmas Markets to meeting Santa, Kent has something for every member of the family this year. Read on to see what you can get up to this Christmas.

Christmas at Hever
25th November – 24th December

This Christmas, visit Hever Castle for a number of fascinating activities. Learn the histories of the most famous Christmas Carols and get into the spirit by walking the Twelve Days of Christmas Trail. For more information and tickets, visit Hever Castle’s website.

Merry Elfmas at Groombridge Place
Weekends Throughout December

Groombridge Place is transformed this Christmas! Visit the elves for storytelling, write a letter to Santa and get creative with Christmas crafts before watching a festive Christmas show. Finally, visit Santa in his grotto. For more information, visit the Groombridge Place website.

The Frosted Fairground at Dreamland
2nd December – 3rd January

This Christmas, visit Dreamland like you’ve never seen it before. The park has been transformed into an absolute Christmas fest, with ice rink, Santa’s Grotto, rides, and plenty of events to keep the whole family entertained. Further details can be found on Dreamland’s website.  

Christmas at Chartwell
Throughout December

Visit Churchill’s favourite home this Christmas season and get into the festive spirit. Walk the Christmas Trail around the grounds and see the house decorated for Christmas as it would have been when Churchill lived there. Afterwards, take part in some Christmas shopping at the gift shop, stocked with goods from local craftspeople, books and other gifts. For full details and pricing visit the Chartwell website.


Canterbury Tales – Magical Medieval Christmas
December 16 and 17

This year, Canterbury Tales has created an exciting adventure for the whole family. Santa has been sent back in time to the Middle Ages, and he needs some little adventurers to save him. The day includes lots of festive activities and concludes with a visit to Santa’s Grotto. For more information and booking, visit the Canterbury Tales website.

Farmer Christmas at Broadditch Farm
Weekends Throughout December

Visit Broadditch Farm and climb aboard the Tractor Sleigh for a journey through the enchanted wood to Santa’s cosy cabin where you’ll meet “Farmer Christmas” himself. Listen as he reads a festive Christmas story and receive a present. For full details, pricing and booking, click here.

Christmas Market & Meet the Reindeer at Leeds Castle
December 9th/10th and 16th/17th

Take the family to Leeds Castle for a festive day out, and meet Father Christmas’ Reindeer while you’re there! Enjoy the Christmas market with tasty food, fun fair, and seasonal gifts and decorations. For more information, visit the Leeds Castle website.

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