There's roses galore at Chartwell and Emmetts Gardens and beautiful summer blooms coming into flower at places like Ightham Mote, Scotney Castle and Smallhythe Place. Meanwhile, Greek-inspired Delos comes into its own at Sissinghurst Castle Gardens.
The summer's made for walking, and that's just what we'll do. There are estate routes at Chartwell, or all-ability paths around Knole Park. Whatever your walk, make sure to get out into the countryside on our trails in Kent this summer.
Come out and Play at our places in Kent this summer. We've got acres of space to let off steam, natural play areas, shady picnic spots and thanks to Sports England you can try you hand at sports like croquet, lawn bowls, tennis and quoits!
There’s nothing better than finding a secluded spot for a lazy afternoon picnic. Whether it’s next to water, surrounded by trees or with a stunning view we have plenty of places for you to choose from in Kent.
The gentle flutter of butterfly wings provides the perfect backdrop for lazy sunny days at our places near by. Find butterfly walks, cliff top habitats and glasshouses filled with these gentle summer stalwarts.
There are lots of summer family activities at places near you. We've got nature trails to keep the kids entertained and sporty challenges to get your heart racing, peaceful gardens to discover and outdoor games for sunny afternoons.
Even bold adventurers don't need to go too far from home to tick off challenges from the '50 things' activity list. Here are our top ideas for activities that you can do in your own back garden or outdoor green space
Dogs are welcome in lots of the countryside we look after in Kent and East Sussex. From the picturesque Scotney estate to sheltered woodland at Chartwell there's somewhere to discover with your four-legged friend.