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Tyland Barn

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Great family visit

Visited with grandson. Great staff. amazing variety of wildlife Includibg stag beetle,newts and a... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
Great oasis of calm between motorways!

Lots of great info about local wildlife (plants/birds/animals) and how to support them. Almost all... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2019
Veronica H
Dartford, United Kingdom
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Tyland Barn Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3BD, England
+44 1622 662012
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Visited with grandson. Great staff. amazing variety of wildlife Includibg stag beetle,newts and a nest cam.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

Lots of great info about local wildlife (plants/birds/animals) and how to support them. Almost all of it was also accessible for our 31-year-old son in his wheelchair too. Highly recommended for all ages.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Veronica H
Reviewed April 16, 2019

We had a lovely hour or so looking at the various “bug hotels” and lifting logs to see which creatures were hiding underneath. Friendly staff. Good cafe. Clean toilets. Free to enter, but plenty to see and do.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Normansview
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Yes it’s small, Yes there is not much to do. It’s a wildlife trust site so their is a lot of plants and wildlife ( bugs, pond life, hedgehogs) If your lucky enough to see them. But there are benches around and the kids can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank philipphowe
Reviewed April 24, 2018

This place is a lovely little gem, we came on a day where the weather was perfect. Some of the comments here say that there isn't a lot to see, but there is and you have to look a little for it but makes it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 34jow
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Took my kids here when younger and now my granddaughters. It’s a great little gem hidden away off the bottom of Bluebell Hill. There is plenty to see and do, especially in the warmer weather. Friendly staff, happy to chat and they know their stuff....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank cadders12017
Reviewed August 27, 2017

there's no animals. there is literally a bit of grass and some herbs being grown.not really sure what there is to do here as we spend all of 5 minutes and we'd walked round the whole thing and had seen and done nothing!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jdcollins
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Learn the local geology, walk the nature gardens and gaze at the pond for its wildlife. The barn and shop cafe will offer great service and the made on premises food is a delight. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kevin B
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I went to Tyland Barn on one of the Kent Wildlife training courses. The staff where very friendly and helpful and made us feel right at home.The shop had a vast range of choice from an ant colony set to a bird homes. The café...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank D H
Reviewed February 16, 2017

A great little place to take the children to find out about nature, a small playground on site, and a nice little shop run by volunteers, a good amount of parking

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank will33Kent
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