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  1. Cobtree Manor Park, every family under their own tree.
    Standing on the site of the old Maidstone Zoo, the park features a themed play area, along with a sculpture trail, plenty of space for picnics, and a cafe serving delicious hot and cold food and drinks.
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  2. Family by the lake in Mote Park
    Mote Park is an award-winning park with 450 acres of mature parkland and a 30 acre lake, providing a wide range of recreational activities. Children's play area, cafe open all year, miniature railway.
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  3. Samurai armour at Maidstone Museum
    Maidstone Museum is an exceptional regional museum housed in the gorgeous Chillington Manor, an Elizabethan manor house. It is home to internationally significant collections, especially Ethnography, Japanese Decorative Arts, Ancient Egypt, Archaeology and Costume as well as a 2,700 year old Egyptian mummy!
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  4. Army Air Corps and Willy's Jeep
    Lashenden Air Warfare Museum will be opening again at 10am on Saturday 4th July 2020 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ One of the longest established aviation museums in the country, started by members of the Maidstone RAF Association. It is located at Headcorn Aerodrome which first used in 1927 for general aviation, and then as a wartime airfield from 1943. The museum holds miscellaneous wartime exhibits and memorabilia. Aircraft including a VI Flying Bomb. British, German and American aircraft engines are in the collection, including rare items that have been recovered from all over the world. The museum are also custodians for the RAF Ex Prisoner of Wa
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  5. Field of goats at Buttercup Goat Sanctuary
    2020 Opening updates For the time being the sanctuary is opening just four days a week, Thursdays – Sundays. 11am-- 4pm, entrance by donation, sanitisers on entry and exit, which are separate.   Tea room and Stable area are out of bounds but take away drinks are available over the gate and a separate area where the public can safely feed the goats.   As time goes on we will update our website accordingly, as we are able to open for additional days.     We start the “Walking with Goats Experience “ from the 11th July, spending an hour and a half walking a goat round the Sanctuary grounds., booking is required and details are again on the web site.
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  6. Headcorn Aerodrome
    This is a free attraction where parachuting, balloons, stunt flights, pleasure flights, flying lessons, aerial displays, microlights, radio controlled flight and many different planes and helicopters go to and fro most weekends. You can watch free.
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  7. Biddenden Vineyards Ortega
    Wine and Cider producer taking Online Orders for delivery
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  8. Signpost on the trail
    The White Horse Country Park is set within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The park offers beautiful countryside, local history and panoramic views and hosts the medieval ruins of Thurnham Castle.
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  9. Ruins of Thurnham Castle
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  10. The remains of Sutton Valence Castle
    This is an imposing ruined castle with a history dating from c.12th century. The great tower, which is the major remaining part of the structure, was once part of a much larger castle, which probably included an inner and outer bailey...
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  11. What’s On
    What's On | Theatre Audience
  12. Check out What's On.  There are some fantastic free events.

  13. Aylesford Priory
    The Carmelite Friary founded in 1242 was dispossessed at the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII and was re-established in 1949. Lovely grounds and picnic areas. Tearooms, shop, pottery.
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  14. Cycling in and around Maidstone
    Getting out in the Kent countryside on a bike is a brilliant day out. Some of the cycle trails are suitable for families and easy going, others are harder for the serious cyclists.
  15. Maps and Downloadable Information
    To make your visit as easy as possible we have some downloadable information not every location has the wifi speed you need and indeed sometimes you need to be off grid, so that you can enjoy things in a different way.

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