Get away from it all this Christmas and enjoy a festive break in Kent. As we approach the festive period, there’s plenty to see and do in the garden of England.
Christmas at Kent Life
Christmas is in full-swing at Kent Life, with plenty to see and do for all the family. The land train, specially engineered by the head elf for the occasion, will be taking visitors to meet Santa in his magical grotto.
There’s also a chance to decorate gingerbread, as well as mince pies and drinks.
Christmas at Biddenden Vineyard
Biddenden Vineyard are getting into the Christmas spirit, with a special, seasonal calendar. Stock up on your favourite tipple, as well as a range of full-flavoured juices. For those looking for an original, personalised present, there are hampers & gift boxes on sale and the shop will be fully stocked with specially selected local and artisanal food & drink products from Kent & beyond.
The Giving Tree
For those looking to give something for those less fortunate this Christmas, you can donate a gift to local disadvantaged children and spread some Christmas cheer. Visit the giant tree, grab a tag with a child’s name and age, then head back with your chosen gift.
Tickets: www.bluewater.co.uk. Bluewater, Greenhithe DA9 9ST
Christmas at Bedgebury
Bedgebury’s spectacular trail will return this Christmas, from 22 November – 30 December 2019. A new trail for 2019 will feature a Vortex Tunnel illuminated by tens of thousands of LED light globes, a flotilla of illuminated origami boats on the lake and a Water Fountain Finale featuring jumping jets of light set to a soundtrack of Christmas classics.
Festive Afternoon Tea
Sample a delectable festive afternoon tea at Salomons Estate. Running up until Christmas Eve, the tea features a mouth-watering selection of freshly-made scones, traditional cakes and home-made sandwiches, with tickets costing between £16.50-£20.50 a head.
– Afternoon Tea (Until 24 Dec)
Emmetts Garden hosts an unmissable fairy trail this Christmas. Open from 30 November all the way through to 5 January (closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) this magical trail is fun for all the family.
Fun and excitement abound at Dreamland this Christmas. Celebrate the festive season at the iconic all-season seaside amusement park.
Visitors to Winterland Margate can expect dazzling fairy light walks, a winter market with festive food and drinks, yuletide crafts, free festive film screenings, Christmas trees, wreath making and more. A selection of seasonal rides will be running in the park.
Kent is home to some of the nation’s best Christmas Markets. The unique Italianate Glasshouse tea garden in Ramsgate’s King George VI Memorial Park is hosting a Christmas Artisan Market on 30th Nov and 1st Dec. This beautiful venue will be lit up especially for the occasion.
Each Saturday from 23rd November to 31st December will see Lovelys Gallery on Cliftonville’s Northdown Road hosting their annual Christmas Market.
The brand-new Westgate Galleria will feature stands selling quality, hand-made gifts.
If you’re planning on spending Christmas in Broadstairs then check out our Christmas guide to Broadstairs here.
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