North Downs Barn Bed & Breakfast

Things to do near North Downs Barn Bed & Breakfast


1.7 miles away

Adventure park in Strood where children and adults can ride and drive real diggers. A unique family day out, ideal for groups. Refreshments available.

If you're looking for something a little different for a family day out in Kent, Diggerland is sure to meet and exceed all your expectations. We guarantee a fun filled day out, with plenty of great activities and adventures to enjoy for kids of all ages. Under strict supervision, you can ride in and drive all types of construction machinery, including dumper trucks and diggers - to find out more about what we can offer, please visit our main website via the link provided below.

Rochester Cathedral

2.8 miles away

Rochester Cathedral built around 1080 AD. Blend of Norman and Gothic architecture, crypt below with wall paintings. Free admission, disabled facilities.

Rochester Cathedral was built around 1080 AD and has seen many changes, redecorations and restorations right up to the present day. In 2004 it celebrated its 1400th anniversary of cathedral and diocese. Daily services and worship are performed. Open from 7:30, guided tours are available from 10am. Wheelchair access is available via the north and there’s a lift taking you from the Nave to the Quire. We also have tea rooms located in the 18th century Deanery. Our majestic gardens are also available for you to explore.

Six Poor Travellers House

2.9 miles away

Tudor Almshouse in Rochester that inspired a Dickens Christmas story. Roman pottery, clay pipes and historical documents. Museum & Gardens, groups accepted.

Founded by Elizabethan MP Richard Watts, this Tudor charity house was designed to provide board and lodgings for up to six poor travellers. This tradition continued right up until the Second World War. The house and its charity and even been immortalised in Charles Dickens’ short Christmas story ‘The Seven Poor Travellers’. During the summer months, visitors welcome to flock to the courtyard and herb garden. Admission is free of charge, children are welcome and we accept pre-booked coach trips.

Restoration House

3.0 miles away

Historic city mansion in Rochester boasting combination of two medieval buildings in 16th/17th century. Tudor wall has been restored, tea room for groups, cheap

Coming highly commended by the Hudson Heritage Awards, Restoration House is the combination of two medieval buildings. They were brought together in the late 16th and early 17th century to create the elegant mansion house you now see. Guided tours are available and they include a 36 page guide book. Admission is either to the house and garden or just the house on its own. Our tea shop is open throughout the year and proceeds go to the charity.

The Historic Dockyard Chatham

4.0 miles away

Chatham Historic Dockyard with costumed guides who will bring this maritime heritage site alive. 400 years of history, disabled access and refreshments.

Enjoy a big day out at the Historic Dockyard Chatham! The Historic Dockyard, Chatham is a stunning 80 acre site with historic buildings, museum galleries, historic warships and a vibrant programme of events and activities. Chatham Dockyard played a vital role supporting the Royal Navy for over 400 years. From the Spanish Armada to the Falklands Crisis ships built, repaired and manned from Chatham secured and maintained Britain’s command of the world ocean’s and the global position it has today. Come and discover this historic Dockyard's real history from Tudor times all the way through to the 20th Century.

Oak on the Green Restaurant

9.6 miles away

Restaurant & pub in Bearsted, Maidstone, serves English & Mexican food. Main, Tapas, Specials, Lunch & Kid's menus. Child-friendly. Range of real ales & wines.

We wish you a warm welcome to the original, the famous and the much celebrated Oak on the Green Pub & Restaurant. The Oak on the Green Restaurant serves Mexican and English cuisine, including favourites such as burritos and fajitas. Our Christmas 2010 menu is now available - please visit our website and enquire for more information.

The Fox & Hounds

9.9 miles away

Welcoming country pub and gastro pub in Sevenoaks. Varied and delicious menu. Food made fresh daily using local produce. Families & dogs welcome. Parking.

Welcome to The Fox and Hounds serving great traditional pub food at realistic prices. Located in Sevenoaks, the pub has undergone some great improvements in the last 18 months. Oozing original charm and character, you can enjoy our new and improved menus in comfortable and welcoming surroundings. Over looking the Knatts Valley and located very close to the Pilgrims Way, the Fox & Hounds has been the focal point of the Romney Street Area for over 400 years. It is the ideal base from which to start or finish a country walk, a great meeting place for friends or somewhere to enjoy delicious home cooked food.

The Hop Farm Family Park

12.8 miles away

Large family fun park near Tonbridge in Kent. Over 30 rides & attractions, feed farm animals, museums on site. Available for corporate events & weddings.

For a fun family day out near Tonbridge, visit the Hop Farm Family Park. This large park has over 30 rides and attractions, with something to appeal to all ages. Ride the Victorian Carousel, bounce away on our Giant Jumping Pillows, and for the more adventurous, try the activities at our Extreme Zone. For younger visitors, there is the Children's Driving School, outdoor play adventure area and the Happy Hoppers indoor play area for those rainy days. The farm also has a number of fascinating museums and exhibitions, including a waxwork museum, ensuring that all visitors will find something to enjoy at the Hop Farm Family Park.

Dutch Cottage Museum

13.2 miles away

Local museum on Canvey Island dating from 1618 illustrating the history of the island from Roman times. Open from Spring Bank holiday to end of September. Private visits available.

The Dutch Cottage Museum was built as one the private dwellings for the Dutch workers who drained and embanked Canvey Island in the 17th Century. Lovingly restored and opened as a Museum in 1962, this unusual octagonal cottage is one of two remaining on the Island and offers a range of displays illustrating the area's history. Exhibits in the museum include a range of sailing models for ships which would have passed the island dating back to Roman times. Adjacent to the cottage is a new exhibition hall offering a range of displays including a collection of corn dollies - an ancient harvest tradition dating back to Pagan times.

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14.5 miles away

Mexican restaurant & cocktail bar in Upminster. Ideal for parties & families. Serving burritos, tacos, & fajitas, grilled meat & fish & cocktails. Kids menu & great offers all week

Lalos Mexican Cantina & Cocktail Bar offers a taste of Mexico in a fun and vibrant setting. Catering for families, friends and those on a fun night out. Situated in Upminster, Essex, this friendly restaurant offers a delicious menu of all your favourite Mexican dishes plus an excellent range of tempting cocktails, expertly mixed to suit all tastes. With a range of special offers throughout the week, this delightful restaurant is a great choice for any occasion.

Adventure Island Southend

16.0 miles away

Theme park in Southend-on-Sea with many rides and attractions for all ages. Free admission for all. Great value wristbands and group discounts.

If you're looking for a fun packed family attraction in Essex, Adventure Island in Southend should be your first choice! You'll find a fantastic selection of rides and attractions to exhilarate and excite visitors of all ages, with everything from pay as you play adventure golf to rides to push your limits, such as the fearsome Dragon's Claw and Rage. Plan your visit by visiting our main website, or get in touch with us using any of the details on this website if you have any questions.

Southend Pier Museum

16.1 miles away

Historic museum in Southend-on-Sea. Museum tells the history of the longest pleasure pier in the world. Working penny slots machines, trams etc. Family friendly

Visit the longest pleasure pier in the world at Southend Pier Museum. It's a great day out for all the family with so much to learn, do and experience. Southend Pier is a major landmark in Southend-on-Sea. Extending 2,158 m (1.341 miles) into the Thames Estuary, it is the longest pleasure pier in the world! The Pier is Southend, Southend is the Pier and it’s as true today as it was when it first welcomed visitors all those years ago.

Camelia Hotel Restaurant

16.7 miles away

Stylish, modern restaurant in Thorpe Bay offering a mixture of English and Continental cuisine. Fresh, local produce used where possible. Groups welcome.

Wonderfully situated on the seafront at Thorpe Bay, The Camelia is a boutique hotel and restaurant offering a unique combination of contemporary chic, delicious food, great wine and family hospitality. Guests can enjoy the very best of modern English and Continental cuisine using fresh local produce, including fish caught from the Thames. We offer a full á la carte and set menus, together with bar and snack menus.

Penshurst Place and Gardens

18.0 miles away

Iconic Penshurst Place and Gardens with 11 acres of walled gardens, on-site fortified manor house and a beautiful setting in the Kent Weald. Perfect for family days out & weddings.

Enzo Restaurant

18.3 miles away

Fine Italian restaurant in Bromley offering a varied a la carte menu and set menus of fine Sicilian and wider Italian cuisine. Private hire. Cookery school.

Enzo Restaurant is second to none for Bromley Italian food, with a superb menu catering for all tastes and appetites accompanied by an expertly crafted wine list. We have a genuine passion for food which we express through the use of only the freshest and most flavoursome ingredients. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent quality hospitality to ensure you have a dining experience which is truly memorable. Visit our website for further information.

Il Vesuvio Restaurant

18.3 miles away

Traditional Tunbridge Wells Italian restaurant boasting superb Italian food cooked by passionate, experienced chefs. Groups welcome. Parking facilities nearby

In the heart of the 'Garden of England' blooms this warm corner of Southern Italy. The Biscardi family give you a warm welcome to their rustically decorated, traditional trattoria-style restaurant. Our aim is to share with everyone our knowledge, pride and passion of our Southern Italian culture and heritage. At Il Vesuvio, we create an unbeatable atmosphere that, coupled with the delicious food, makes people so comfortable they never want to leave.

Chiddingstone Castle

18.5 miles away

Beautiful Kent Castle in West Kent near Tunbridge Wells & Edenfield ideal for family days out and weddings. On-site fishing, rose garden, woodland and Victorian tea room.

A beautiful Kent castle set within 35 acres, Chiddingstone Castle features an on-site fishing lake, woodland, a pretty rose garden, gift shop and an enchanting Victorian tea room. Weddings welcome. A range of artefacts from Jacobean paintings to Egyptian & Buddhist artefacts displayed.

Mooli Nepalese Cuisine

18.6 miles away

Award winning restaurant in Tunbridge Wells serving unique, Nepalese cuisine. Elegant & stylish environment, ideal for romantic dining. Groups welcome.

If you're looking for a unique dining experience in Tunbridge Wells, look no further than Mooli. This award winning Nepalese restaurant serves authentic cuisine using only the best quality meat, fish and vegetables in elegant, yet informal surroundings. We have spent years perfecting the art of blending herbs and spices to ensure an authentic dining experience, and some of our spices are imported directly from Nepal to create unique flavours you will not get anywhere else.

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery

18.7 miles away

Free entry museum & art gallery in Tunbridge Wells. Ideal for all age groups. Superb fine oil Victorian art collection. Social, local & natural history rooms. Changing exhibitions.

Fascinating local museum and art gallery with collections of heritage dolls, toys and games, costume and textiles, an exceptional fine Victorian oil painting collection and exhibition rooms dedicated to social and natural history, local history, archaeology and more. Regular changing exhibitions exploring local themes such as Women's Suffrage.

Soprano Tapas & Wine Bar

19.0 miles away

Modern Spanish restaurant in Tunbridge Wells serving an extensive tapas menu with fish, meat & vegetarian options. Ideal for groups & parties, open for lunch.

Soprano is an excellent tapas restaurant in Tunbridge Wells, serving delicious Spanish cuisine in a tastefully decorated and modern restaurant with a cosmopolitan cafe bar feel. Our extensive tapas menu has meat, fish and vegetarian options and you can order as much or as little as you like, making Soprano ideal for a light lunch or relaxed evening meal.