Kent Wildlife Trust Tyland Barn Visitor Centre

Type:Nature Reserve

Chatham Road, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3BD

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Kent Wildlife Trusts Visitors Centre at Tyland Barn, Sandling is currently closed.

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A beautifully restored 17thC barn, now a visitor centre, featuring wildlife displays, large wildlife garden, information on wildlife events, a classroom for groups and schools, together with a small cafe and a shop selling wildlife books, homes and gifts. A variety of Kentish habitats surround the barn and the park is rich in wildlife.

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4.5 of 5 stars
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      23
    • Very Good
      12
    • Average
      2
    • Poor
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    • Terrible
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Judith N
      Rochester, United Kingdom
      SUCH A LOVELY FRIENDLY PLACE
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th September 2019
      We went with the grandkids on the last day of their summer holidays. We have been thinking of volunteering there so did a trial day. We built a fence from branches, lashed together to stop little... Read full review
    • KazSkitch
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 14th September 2019
      Lovely little place to visit with the children. Nice day out with little cost. Not to hard to find either Read full review
    • Scott C
      Very educational
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 3rd October 2019
      This barn is a great place to go to learn about the natural environment and is a great day out for kids or families. The diverse environment makes for a great variety of wildlife which can be... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Located at Sandling, north of Maidstone on the A229 at Blue Bell Hill. Access from the M2 jct 3 and the M20 jct 6.

    Public Transport Directions

    For current public transport information contact traveline 0871 200 22 33

    Opening Times

    2020 opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

    * Opening times: Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00
    Saturday - Sunday & Bank Holidays 11:00 - 16:00

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