Active days out

If you’re looking for ways to get more active as a family, then there are plenty of activities and attractions across the county to choose from. You could make a day of it and have an adventure together, exploring some of Kent and Medway’s superb walking and cycling routes, or visiting some of the brilliant places you’ll find in these pages.

Being active together as a family is not only beneficial for the health of the whole family – it can also help make fantastic memories that last a lifetime.

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National Trust’s activity search

The National Trust helps to support and maintain some of the most cherished places across the country – from stately homes and castles, to parks, gardens and areas of environmental...

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RunTogether – running routes

RunTogether is a great resource for anyone looking to find new opportunities to run in their local area. They provide fun, friendly, supportive and inclusive running opportunities for everyone, whatever...

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Explore Kent – easy access trails

Easy access trails are ideal for people with pushchairs, wheelchair users or for those who prefer flatter surfaces with no stiles or gates. There are more than 20 great easy...

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Explore Kent – challenging countryside walks

Kent’s long-distance trails deliver wide horizons, stunning scenery, rich history and an exhilarating sense of freedom. Some of these routes can be attempted in one go for the experienced walker,...

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Get fit for free – trail running

Have you made a promise to yourself be more active? Lots of us join a gym and plan to get fit, but after a few months we lose interest. There...

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Get fit for free – geocaching

Have you made a promise to yourself be more active? Lots of us join a gym and plan to get fit, but after a few months we lose interest. There...

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Explore Kent’s top 5 family bike rides

Kent Sport are helping to inspire families to get out and get active together. Across the county there are all sorts of brilliant places to go, activities to try and...

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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

There is so much to explore in this "wonderful world of trees", from walking and running routes to adrenaline pumping cycling tracks.

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Explore Kent’s top 5 family walks

Explore Kent recommend their top five family walks to try around the county

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How much is enough?

Want to know how much physical activity you should be doing? Read our guidelines to find out more.

Physical activity guidelines

Find an activity near you

Our activity finder can help help you find ways to get more active in your local area, as well as online/virtual sessions.

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Read the blog

Check out our blog for lots more activity suggestions and expert guides from the team and our friends.

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