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Kent Life

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Lock Lane | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AU, England
+44 1622 763936
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Little bit disappointed

Have to say was a little bit disappointed with my visit today. Went with my nearly 8 month old as I... read more

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kelseywatts123
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Jarrow, United Kingdom
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Great Day Out

My husband and I were staying at the Premier Inn about 2 minutes away and saw the sign for Kent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrsStepp
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Margate, Kent
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We are a 28 acre Heritage Farm Park and aim to be a memorable and fun day out for all the family. Step back in time and visit our Vintage Village, take in the smells and colours in the Kentish Gardens, get your boots muddy and explore our Farmyard & Nature then take a break and set the kids free in our Family Play! We have daily activities and regular seasonal events throughout the year.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cuddle corner” (99 reviews)
“tractor ride” (77 reviews)
“bouncy castle” (54 reviews)
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Lock Lane | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AU, England
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"village hall"
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"rabbit"
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"soft play"
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"big top"
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"tea room"
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"hop pickers"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Have to say was a little bit disappointed with my visit today. Went with my nearly 8 month old as I have a membership card. Started with the fact they don’t accept payments on card under £5. Perhaps this should be advertised better beforehand? Went...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were staying at the Premier Inn about 2 minutes away and saw the sign for Kent Life so thought we would give it a try to kill an afternoon. It was £10 each for us which I thought was very reasonable...More

Thank MrsStepp
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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful review, thank you. Really pleased you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister & I visited the farm to feed the lambs and kids.. these have scheduled times so we were ready and waiting.. my sister had actually visited a couple of weeks before so knew what was going on.. they qued up and each had...More

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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review. As I'm sure you can appreciate, our bottle feeding activities are extremely popular, and I can only apologise that things were a bit hectic on your visit date - we do try to get to guests in turn. Really pleased...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Kent life on a lovely sunny day in May and the whole estate is absolutely joyful to walk round. The place has an ability to attract people of all ages and has really made an effort to show Kentish life throughout the years. This...More

2  Thank Laurence W
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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the 5 star review - lovely to hear you find us value for money too. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried to visit with the family on Saturday morning and couldn't get near the place as local runners had taken over the car park and blocked the access roads. I hope Kent Life is getting paid well for use of their facilities, as you certainly...More

Thank j0hn482
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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to support the community initiative that is Park Run, but obviously not at the detriment to the enjoyment of our Kent Life guests. We have taken steps to reserve parking for Kent Life guests on a Saturday...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction seems to have hardly moved on since my last visit 20 years ago. Aimed very much at children and families it remains value for money and a ful day out is guaranteed. However the attractions were disappointing and amateurish. Only the Morris dancers...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would just like to say a big thank to a of member of staff at Kent Life.We took a couple of our special needs friends there for a visit,this member of staff was very polite.He helped,aided & generally went out of his way to help...More

1  Thank Sarah R
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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your largely positive review - we'll be sure that Lewis gets to see your comments. Sorry you had difficulty with one of our Managers - we strive to offer fantastic guest service and are disappointed to hear we fell short on this...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The most boring over priced day out I’ve taken the kids to in a long while ! I don’t Remember it being like this years back it’s gone completely down hill ! Miserable staff absolutely no atmosphere what so ever the train worked a very...More

Thank Samantha N
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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Such a disappointing review to receive. We feel that our admission prices offer good value for money - and we also offer a generous 15% online booking discount. There have been vast improvements over the past few years, both in terms of the infrastructure, entertainment...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I'd like to address this review directly at Sarah H the Manager as it appears that visitors have previously reviewed aspects of Kent Life in a less than glowing manner but Sarah H doesn't appear to see what most of us can. I would therefore...More

3  Thank Lynn A
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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are taking your comments very seriously and will take immediate steps to address the valid points you raise. Thanks for taking the time to leave your thoughts.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

gave up waiting for 'cuddle corner' after 45 min wait. very rundown and expensive for what it is. Had burnt pizza just to top it off.More

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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Such a disappointing review to receive. We feel that our admission prices offer good value for money - and we also offer a generous 15% online booking discount. We are constantly improving our infrastructure, grounds and entertainment offer - so feel that "very rundown" is...More

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lisa p
29 May 2017|
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Response from Sarah H | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed on site we just ask that they are kept on leads, cleaned up after and do not enter the catering areas. We hope you have a great day!
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Robynm95
11 December 2016|
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Response from Sarah H | Property representative |
Naturally, the welfare of our animals is of utmost importance to us, especially at this time of year, and I can assure you that all animals are extremely well looked after by our Livestock Officer and her dedicated and... More
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Colin B
I thought I would contact you regarding the totally useless response to my review which I posted three days ago in which I pointed out facilities that were not working. We visited on 5th August. You state in your response that the toilets were refurbished in time for the school holidays, the problems i highlighted existed when we visited. The taps in the hand washing facilities were not working on the day of our visit, both these items are essential health related items and should be checked at least daily, preferably several times a day. If the village hall is primarily for weddings it should be marked as such on the map you provide, with a statement that will only be available when there is not a function. As for the toilets at the entrance, those are marked on the map you provide a lot of your visitors might decide to use them when they leave on their way back to the car, so appropriate signage should be in place. In opinion the whole site has gone badly downhill since our last visit several years ago.
10 August 2016|
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Response from Sarah H | Property representative |
Thank you for re-raising your comments here. I can only apologise that there were some issues with toilets and hand-washing on your visit date, both of which have been rectified. Your comments regarding signage has been duly... More
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