23rd August 2023

The Big Cat Sanctuary is set in the heart of the Kent countryside near Ashford and provides a future for some of the most beautiful and endangered cats in the world.  The sanctuary offers a range of unique experiences including an overnight stay in their luxurious lodges.  You may even see the stars of the BBC Big Cats About The House documentary!


Visit Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve for an unforgettable safari experience set against hundreds of acres of stunning Kentish savannah. 

Choose from a selection of unique safaris where zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, ostrich and many more animals roam free across the Kentish savannah, see stunning views to the Kent coastline.


Wheatfields Luxury Glamping offer two unique, luxury safari lodges set in a stunning location on the edge of Romney Marsh.  With some of the darkest skies in the South East, this is also the perfect place for star gazing.

The perfect location to spend some quality time with friends and family enjoying the great outdoors.


Check out the bluebell barometer and magnificent floral displays at Hole Park Gardens.

Hole Park has been owned by the Barham family for the past four generations and is set in over 200 acres of superb classic parkland. The colourful gardens enjoy far-reaching views over the hills, woods and fields of the picturesque Kentish Weald.


Browse designer brands in the midst of Europe’s largest, living wall at Ashford Designer Outlet.

The centre has 100 of your favourite designer brands which include: Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, All Saints, Belstaff and Calvin Klein. Plus many exciting places to eat and drink.  There's a redesigned children’s play area featuring a seven-metre-high Robina tree house and don't forget the outlet is dog friendly!

See the sweeps turning and corn being ground at Willesborough Windmill in Ashford. Visit the tearoom and enjoy some delicious homemade cake.

The windmill, a white smock mill built in 1869 onto a two storey red brick base with attached miller’s cottage, is now a Grade II* listed building.  


Admire the ingenuity of the students who carved a commemorative crown onto the Kent Downs in Wye.

Nestling at the foot of the North Downs, Wye lies under the crown, this emblem was cut into the chalk hillside by students of Wye College in 1902 to commemorate the coronation of King Edward VII.

Get up close and personal to award-winning model railways with AIMREC.

Ashford International Model Railway Education Centre (AIMREC) display and operate a range of model railway layouts alongside a growing collection of railway and model railway memorabilia. 

Watch blockbuster films at The Ashford Cinema in Elwick Place. Walking distance to Ashford International rail station and with plenty of parking available.

This six-screen cinema has a restaurant and bar serving a range of food, drink and snacks to appeal to everyone.