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Kent Life

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Mums birthday

Went here as mum used to pick hops for here holiday as a kid. It was beer and hop weekend. She got... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stevevee75
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London, United Kingdom
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Great day

Absolutely fantastic day, spent the whole day, walking and shopping, in love with Kent all over... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mags68b
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Kent, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Lock Lane | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there the day before the big beer and hops weekend. There was virtually nothing for adults. My partner is from the USA and I wanted to show her how oast houses used to work, as they are such a feature of the countryside....More

Thank GillyTH
Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So sad to hear you were disappointed with your visit, and such a shame you were unable to visit for the festival when the Oast House literally comes back to life and is put back to working use. You could also have met some hoppers,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here as mum used to pick hops for here holiday as a kid. It was beer and hop weekend. She got to pick hops while talking to volunteers about the good old days. the place is very nice. There are animals there that look...More

Thank stevevee75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic day, spent the whole day, walking and shopping, in love with Kent all over again

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Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't rate this place highly enough as a wedding venue. For their big day, my daughter & her husband wanted somewhere unique to hold their special day & Kent Life captured it in every way. The bunting -filled village hall, for the service, the...More

Thank Kelli G
Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow - thank you - what a lovely review to receive. We will be sure to share this with our Wedding Co-Ordinators. Sending big congratulations to the newly married couple.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From parking on a field covered in poo, to watching a show in a tent where smelly muck is seeping up through the floor, to queuing ages to use a filthy baby change facility - avoid! Ice cream festival wasn't really a festival - a...More

Thank L S
Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This is such a disappointing review to receive. Our ice cream festival attracted record numbers this year, which did unfortunately mean that there were queues for our activities, entertainment and catering. We had 9 stations selling ice cream - offering over 40 flavours to try...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st visit to this attraction for an event called the ice cream festival entrance prices very reasonable and plenty of parking . family oriented attraction with animals and play areas very good for children tearoom selling light lunches and a pizza place plenty of seating...More

Thank Belinda B
Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your positive review of our attraction and the Ice Cream Festival - it's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We do hope we can welcome you back to visit on another occasion.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a visit parking was a bit of a let down having to park in a field full of animal faeces due to the bank holiday busy time, it seems to be very popular to visit lots of stuff to do jotted around the...More

Thank douglas l
Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We will be sure to discuss your recommendations at our next meeting. We do offer a packed schedule of events and entertainment throughout the year but are always happy to listen to visitor comments. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to Kent Life today but there were some negatives, primarily that so many people were smoking/vaping everywhere.. even in the big top tent show with a toddler on his lap, really? Please Kent Life have dedicated smoking areas as so many kid's...More

Thank vipfi
Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your feedback. We will certainly be acting on your comments regarding the vaping in the Big Top and we will look to improve the signage to highlight the designated smoking areas. We are implementing more options to satisfy dietary requirements - we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must say your staff are a credit to your team two people today as a mention are robin brown she is so good with the animals and your people who viset you and also don't know his name in charge of the balls on...More

Thank Catherine B
Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this lovely 5 star review - it's always so great to hear such positive feedback about our staff. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came on bank holiday Monday. Arrived before 12 and everything already looked dirty. Not enough staff around to clear up. The cafe in the soft play was really dirty and full of flies. The ice cream tasting event was really a few stalls selling high...More

Thank Daniel B
Sarah H, Manager at Kent Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. Our Ice Cream Festival attracted record numbers this year but we did have 9 stations selling ice cream - offering over 40 flavours to try and buy. Only one of our vendors ran out of some varieties of tubs, but...More

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MyaCCCB
15 July 2018|
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Response from Sarah H | Property representative |
It's £9.95 for adults, £8.25 for children - our family ticket is £32.95. You can book online and save 15%. Hope that helps.
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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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