The Archbishops' Palace
Palace Gardens, Mill Street, Maidstone ME15 6YE Tel: 0162 663006

Description:
14c palace. Two, sometimes three rooms available for viewing when not in use. Restaurant.

Location:
In Maidstone's old quarter, overlooking River Medway

Opening Times:
10.30-5.30 daily, all year.

Admission Prices:
Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aylesford Priory
The Friars, Aylesford, near Maidstone ME20 7BX Tel: 01622 717272

Description:
Restored & working 13c priory. Guided tour on request. Retreats and conference facilities available. Also very reasonable overnight accomodation. Ring for details

Location:
Aylesford 3 north of Maidstone. Junct 4 off M20. Large car park

Opening Times:
dawn until dusk all year, not Christmas. Cafe 10am-4pm

Admission Prices:
Free, donations welcome

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biddenden Vineyards
Biddenden Tel: 01580 291726

Description:
Vineyard

Location:
Come off M20 at junc 8 (Leeds Castle exit) and take the A274 direction Tentreden. Go past Headcorn to Biddenden. Sign posted at sharp bend.

Opening Times:
May-Sep, Oct-Apr

Disabled Access
Fairly good - no problems so far!

Admission Prices:
FREE with some free tasting. Guided tours available for groups (ring for appropriate charges)

 

 

 

 

Bleak House Dickens Maritime & Smuggling Museum
Fort Road, Broadstairs CT10 1EY Tel: 01843 862224

Description:
A house that Charles Dickens lived and worked in. Has interesting smuggling cellars.

Location:
On the cliff at Broadstairs. Municipal car ark nearby.

Opening Times:
Mar- mid December 10-6 (10-9 July)

Admission Prices:
Adults £2.50 Children £1.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brambles Wildlife Park
Herne Common CT6 7LQ Tel: 01227 712379

Description:
20 acre wildlife (animals and nature) park

Location:
Between Canterbury and Herne Bay on A291

Opening Times:
Easter - Oct daily 10-5 Nov, Dec weekends only 10-4

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Prices:
Adults £3 Children £1.50 Conc £2.50