Visiting Ightham Mote with the family

Looking for somewhere special for all the family? Ightham Mote is bursting with adventure, family fun and a dose of fresh air whatever the weather.

A family of 2 adults and 2 children having a picnic - one child is sitting on her father's back.

Visiting with your family 

With acres of space to explore, plus family friendly facilities, you're sure to have a great family day out with us.

A girl crouching on the ground playing hide and seek

School holidays at Ightham Mote

Why don't you... just switch off the TV set and do something less boring instead.

Young visitor at Colby Woodland Garden, Amroth, Pembrokeshire

Seasonal activity pack

Each season we're highlighting some of our favourite things to do in the outdoors, as well as some of the best 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4. So bring your family and friends and enjoy an adventure in the Kent countryside.

Raleigh Ritchie and a gang of young adventurers

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at Ightham Mote

Fancy exploring the outdoors, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start ticking off some of our 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾.

Four children sitting on the grass watching outdoor theatre, with other visitors in the background

Events for the family 

Keep the family entertained during the holidays with trails, Themed Thursdays, and outdoor theatre.