We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Things to do in Kent

 

Attractions (638)

Activities (158)

Nightlife (651)

Shopping (196)

All (638)
Cultural (168)
Outdoors (159)
Amusement (78)
Sports (72)
Museums (61)
Landmarks (45)
Performances (40)
Zoos & Aquariums (12)
Name

Attractions travelers recommend

Wildlife Heritage Foundation (Smarden)
Ranked #1 of 638 attractions in Kent
Owner description: Wildlife Heritage Foundation (WHF) is a leading animal conservation charity. It was established to coordinate the management... more » Owner description: Wildlife Heritage Foundation (WHF) is a leading animal conservation charity. It was established to coordinate the management and operation of the Big Cat Sanctuary and to raise awareness and money to help fund in-situ conservation projects around the globe. The Big Cat Sanctuary is not open to the general public and can only be visited as part of a pre-arranged exotic animal experience or by joining one of our photographic workshops. The Big Cat Sanctuary is located in Kent, England. The site is 34+ acres in size and is quite open with large grass expanses and natural ponds. The enclosures are suited to the types of cats housed. The Sanctuary is home to over 50 large and small cats, some of which are within the European Endangered Species Breeding Programmes (EEP's)Amur tiger, Sumatran tiger, Fishing cat, Jaguar, Lynx, Serval, Jungle cat, Snow leopard, Amur leopard, Black leopard, Clouded leopard, Pallas Cats, White lions, Tawney lions, Rusty Spotted cat, Cheetah, Hybrid tigers, Puma and North Chinese leopard and may be more when you visit as we are always expanding!!The current specialist experiences which are held at WHF are: A Walking Safari with an overnight Lodge experience; Ranger Days; Big Cat Encounters; Cat Adoptions; Photographic Workshops for all abilities; Family Days. For up to date information you can visit our website or follow us on Twitter or FaceBook. Thank you for visiting us on Tripadvisor if you have visited please leave a review to let others know what you thought. This is important to us.The WHF Team. « less
Map | Visitor photos (69)
The Hawking Centre (Doddington)
Ranked #2 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Map | Visitor photos (107)
Ranked #3 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Delta Force Paintball in Bromley is a five star accredited member of the UK Paintball Association. Located within the M25, it... more » Owner description: Delta Force Paintball in Bromley is a five star accredited member of the UK Paintball Association. Located within the M25, it is fast becoming the most well known paintball centre in Kent! We regularly invest back into our centre to ensure we provide you with the most exciting themed paintball scenarios and best equipment in the UK paintball industry. With our 100% safety record you are guaranteed an amazing day of paintball with no risk! « less
Map | Visitor photos (29)
Dover Castle (Dover)
Ranked #4 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Some insider tips on Dover Castle:  * Wear comfortable shoes and layers of clothing - this is a huge, hilly site, and you'll want to be comfortable as you walk around the... more »

Map | Visitor photos (537)
Ranked #5 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Parks; Playgrounds
Map | Visitor photos (17)
Royal Cinema (Faversham)
Ranked #6 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Movie Theaters
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Carlton Cinema (Westgate-on-Sea)
Ranked #7 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Movie Theaters
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Kelsey Park (Beckenham)
Ranked #8 of 638 attractions in Kent
Map | Visitor photos (6)
Ranked #9 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Map | Visitor photos (83)
Ightham Mote (Ightham)
Ranked #10 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Map | Visitor photos (70)
Ranked #11 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Geologic Formations
Map | Visitor photos (209)
Ranked #12 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: This line has been in existence since the beginning of the 20th century and runs 10.5 miles from Bodiam Castle in East Sussex... more » Owner description: This line has been in existence since the beginning of the 20th century and runs 10.5 miles from Bodiam Castle in East Sussex to Tenterden in West Kent. « less
Map | Visitor photos (46)
Palace Cinema (Broadstairs)
Ranked #13 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Movie Theaters
Map | Visitor photos (4)
Canterbury Cathedral (Canterbury)
Ranked #14 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: The first Church of England, this historic gothic-style cathedral dates back to 597, which served as a rich and powerful... more » Owner description: The first Church of England, this historic gothic-style cathedral dates back to 597, which served as a rich and powerful monastery of Benedictine monks in the 12th century. « less
Map | Visitor photos (495)
Chartwell (Westerham)
Ranked #15 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The great British statesman, Sir Winston Churchill, lived in this home for over 40 years. Visitors can tour the rose gardens... more » Owner description: The great British statesman, Sir Winston Churchill, lived in this home for over 40 years. Visitors can tour the rose gardens and see the artwork, books and desk of this remarkable leader. « less
Map | Visitor photos (182)
Ranked #16 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Museums
Map | Visitor photos (42)
Hever Castle (Hever)
Ranked #17 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Castles
Owner description: Hever Castle is an important historic castle on the English landscape, and was once the family home of one of England’s most... more » Owner description: Hever Castle is an important historic castle on the English landscape, and was once the family home of one of England’s most famous Queens – Anne Boleyn, the intriguing second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. The castle is a romantic double moated 13th century castle which houses historic 16th century portraits, paintings, furniture, tapestries and treasures. Comprehensive information on the history of Hever Castle can be found in the guide book and audio tours are available from the Hever Shop, Visitor Centre or Castle Entrance. Visitors can explore the magnificent gardens for all seasons which include Italian, Rose and Tudor gardens, topiary, yew maze and splashing water maze, or take a stroll around the informal areas of Sunday Walk and Anne Boleyn’s Walk. Hever hosts a number of special events throughout the season including gardening events with the Head Gardener and his team. Family fun include Jousting Tournaments each summer and is one of our most popular events; visit our website for up to date information on events, prices and opening times. « less
Map | Visitor photos (305)
Ranked #18 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Embark on a year-long voyage of exploration and discovery at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, the world’s most complete... more » Owner description: Embark on a year-long voyage of exploration and discovery at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, the world’s most complete dockyard from the Age of Sail and one of Britain’s leading maritime heritage destinations. This unique, award winning attraction has a remarkable range of museum galleries, iconic buildings and historic warships to explore, together with a diverse programme of events, family activities and outstanding temporary exhibitions. « less
Map | Visitor photos (194)
Ranked #19 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Military Museums
Map | Visitor photos (9)
Ranked #20 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Sshh…can you keep a secret? Discover the hidden World War II labyrinth of tunnels deep in the White Cliffs of Dover that were... more » Owner description: Sshh…can you keep a secret? Discover the hidden World War II labyrinth of tunnels deep in the White Cliffs of Dover that were used as an underground hospital and military enclave during wartime. « less
Map | Visitor photos (4)
The Leas Lift (Folkestone)
Ranked #21 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Historic Sites
Map | Visitor photos (8)
Scotney Castle Garden (Lamberhurst)
Ranked #22 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Gardens; Historic Sites
Map | Visitor photos (106)
Ranked #23 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Religious Sites
Dating from 604 AD, this is the second-oldest cathedral in England.
Map | Visitor photos (98)
Guildhall Museum (Rochester)
Ranked #24 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Museums
Map | Visitor photos (14)
Ranked #25 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Gardens; Historic Sites
Owner description: Owned and maintained by the National Trust, this famous 20th-century garden is actually a series of ten smaller "garden... more » Owner description: Owned and maintained by the National Trust, this famous 20th-century garden is actually a series of ten smaller "garden rooms," each uniquely different from the others. « less
Map | Visitor photos (164)
Chislehurst Caves (Chislehurst)
Ranked #26 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Caverns/ Caves
Map | Visitor photos (48)
Ranked #27 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Lighthouses
Owner description: South Foreland lighthouse was bought by the National Trust in 1989. The building has been preserved and open to visitors... more » Owner description: South Foreland lighthouse was bought by the National Trust in 1989. The building has been preserved and open to visitors since that time. The lighthouse has an interesting history. It was the first lighthouse in the world to shine an electric light, and the site for the first international radio transmission.It retains a beautifully crafted Victorian clockwork mechanism, which used to spin the l...ight, projecting a unique flash sequence visible for miles. Visitors can wind the machinery and see this marvel of engineering move in perfect time. Being situated on the enigmatic White Cliffs of Dover, at 300 foot high, overlooking the busiest shipping lanes in the world, South Foreland enjoys stunning views across the English Channel. If you seek fresh air and to stretch your legs, there are walks along the cliffs and in the surrounding countryside.Mrs Knott's Tea Room opened in 2012, set in one of the old Lighthouse Keepers cottages. It was named for the famous Knott family of lighthouse keepers who looked after South Foreland for generations. The tea rooms have period wallpaper, antique furniture and crockery donated by visitors. You can take your tea in style! For your younger visitors (and those who still feel young) you can fly a kite, dress up like a pirate and play one of our wooden outdoor games. We look forward to welcoming you. « less
Map | Visitor photos (25)
Diggerland (Strood)
Ranked #28 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Drive your own dumper trucks, excavators, as well as mini and giant JCB diggers.
Map | Visitor photos (71)
Ranked #29 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Castles; Gardens
Map | Visitor photos (55)
Ranked #30 of 638 attractions in Kent
Category: Historic Sites
Map | Visitor photos (17)
Trusted travel advice about Kent