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Tyland Barn

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Free but a little gem . If you like the quiet life.

Yes it’s small, Yes there is not much to do. It’s a wildlife trust site so their is a lot of plants... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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This place is a lovely little gem, we came on a day where the weather was perfect. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Tyland Barn Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3BD, England
+44 1622 662012
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Yes it’s small, Yes there is not much to do. It’s a wildlife trust site so their is a lot of plants and wildlife ( bugs, pond life, hedgehogs) If your lucky enough to see them. But there are benches around and the kids can...More

Thank philipphowe
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This place is a lovely little gem, we came on a day where the weather was perfect. Some of the comments here say that there isn't a lot to see, but there is and you have to look a little for it but makes it...More

2  Thank 34jow
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Took my kids here when younger and now my granddaughters. It’s a great little gem hidden away off the bottom of Bluebell Hill. There is plenty to see and do, especially in the warmer weather. Friendly staff, happy to chat and they know their stuff....More

1  Thank cadders12017
Reviewed 27 August 2017

there's no animals. there is literally a bit of grass and some herbs being grown.not really sure what there is to do here as we spend all of 5 minutes and we'd walked round the whole thing and had seen and done nothing!

Thank Jemma G
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Learn the local geology, walk the nature gardens and gaze at the pond for its wildlife. The barn and shop cafe will offer great service and the made on premises food is a delight. Well worth visiting.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I went to Tyland Barn on one of the Kent Wildlife training courses. The staff where very friendly and helpful and made us feel right at home.The shop had a vast range of choice from an ant colony set to a bird homes. The café...More

1  Thank DiverOfBritainH
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A great little place to take the children to find out about nature, a small playground on site, and a nice little shop run by volunteers, a good amount of parking

Thank will33Kent
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Very small, very cramped. Nothing too see. Basically a posh back garden. No real attraction at all. Pointless

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Tyland Barn is above all a Nature Reserve that has superb educational facilities with great opportunities for children to learn whilst having fun. Although this is a small reserve it has a moderately large free parking area and a small, but well used, children's playground....More

Thank Ramblingman007
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We went here on the 29/08/16 for a couple of hours with the dog and it was lovely. Firstly there's free parking!(bonus) it's basically a nice walk around a nature reserve with lots of information on how you can make different things for you garden....More

1  Thank Robynm95
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