As the sun begins to shine (albeit between showers!) and the days get longer, you’re probably wondering how to entertain the kids during the Easter break and what to do during the Spring bank holiday weekends. Here we’ve rounded up our pick of the best things to do in Kent in Spring.
We’ve included plenty of rainy day ideas too, of course!
*UPDATED FOR 2022*
Things to do in Kent in Spring
Combining fresh air, adventure and chocolate, these events are sure to prove a hit with the whole family. Don’t forget to book, as these are likely to be popular.
What to do on warm days in Kent in Spring
Make the most of sunny weather by heading outdoors to enjoy nature in the Garden of England.
6. Solve the water maze at Hever castle (remember to bring a towel and change of clothes)!
7. Take a stroll among the bluebells in one of these seven beautiful spots from mid April to late May.
8. Enjoy more beautiful blooms including daffodils, tulips and snowdrops in these Spring gardens.
9. Try fossil hunting on the beach at Botany Bay, Broadstairs
10. Go treetop adventuring with Go Ape at Bedgebury Pinetum or Leeds Castle.
11. Visit Kent Life’s ‘Spring into Easter’ where you can meet baby lambs, goat kids and piglets.
Rainy day ideas of things to do in Kent
Don’t let Spring showers stop you from getting out and enjoying yourself at one of these Kent experiences. Prevent cabin fever by taking the kids to one of the more physical activities below.
13. Book a highlight tour of the Red House in Bexleyheath, arts and crafts home of William and Jane Morris.
14. Pop into the Kent firefighting museum, situated in Woodlands garden centre, near Ash.
16. Explore the HMS Invincible exhibition at Chatham Dockyard.
17. Take a photographic tour of the monuments within Brompton Barracks at the Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham.
18. Visit Shoreham Aircraft Museum.
19. Throw some shapes at the Dreamland roller disco in Margate.
20. Experience the Smuggler’s Adventure in Hastings, set in the caverns and caves used by real smugglers.