Finchcocks
Goudhurst TN17 1HH Tel: 01580 211702

Description:
Fine early Georgian manor with outstanding brickwork in 13 acres of grounds and gardens in unspoilt countryside. The theme of the house is its exquisite collection of eighty magnificent historical keyboard instruments. The house is a musical centre of international repute. Apart from tours around the house there is a special programme of concerts and musical events. It also has a license for civil marriages. Please ring for details of these special actvities

Location:
Mid Kent between Tunbridge Wells and Cranbrook 1 mile south of A262, 2 miles west of Goudhurst village. Free parking. Rail: Marden (6 miles, no taxi!) and Paddock Wood (8 miles, yes taxi)

Opening Times:
Easter - October on Sundays 2-6 and in August Wed, Thurs and Sun 2-6 and BH Mons

Disabled Access
Welcome, but wheelchair access limited

Admission Prices:
Adults £5.50 Child £3.80 (includes house, garden and music) £2 - garden only

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre
13 Preston Street, Faversham ME13 8NS Tel: 01795 534542

Description:
Tourist info. and history of 1000 years of Faversham and various interesting displays of telephones

Location:
M2 junction 6 into Faversham. Located in a precinct in the centre of Faversham. Pay and display nearby. Rail: Faversham

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 10-4

Disabled Access:
Ground Floor only (It has three floors)

Admission Prices:
Adults £1.50 Children 50p

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hever Castle & Gardens
Hever TN8 7NG Tel: 01732 865224

Description:
Famous 13c moated castle. Childhood home of Anne Boleyn and frequently visited by Henry V111.

Location:
Approx 10 miles SE of jun 6 or SW of junc 5 M25. Sign posted all the way. 3m SE of Edenbridge, off B2026 M25 junc 5 or 6

Opening Times:
1 Mar- 30 Nov Gardens open 11, castle 12 - 5 (4 in Mar and Nov)

Disabled Access
Grounds O.K. Castle limited. Wheelchairs available

Admission Prices:
Adults £7 Children £3.80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howletts Wild Animal Park
Bekesbourne, near Canterbury CT4 5EL Tel: 01227 721286

Description:
Wild animal park

Location:
From the Dover side of the A2 (past Canterbury) take the Bridge turn off. Signposts from then on. Nearest rail: Bekesbourne on the Dover local line - 25 min walk.

Opening Times:
Winter 10-4 Summer 10-5

Admission Prices:
Adults £7.99 Children £5.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guildhall Museum
High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY Tel: 01634 848717

Description:
Good archeological collections housed 17c building

Location:
Rochester, Medway district of Kent. Junc 2 off M2. Car park walking distance. Rail: Rochester

Opening Times:
D aily 10-5.30

Admission Prices:
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