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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Family walks in Kent

Family walks in Kent

Our friends at Explore Kent have put together their top walks around the county to enjoy as a family. Give one a try - you might just create a new family favourite activity!

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Explore more with Quiz Trail

Explore more with Quiz Trail

Whether you're a solo adventurer, a family or a group of friends or colleagues, Quiz Trails are a fun and affordable activity for everyone. Let the adventure begin with a Quiz Trail.

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Kent Country Parks

Kent Country Parks

Discover and explore the natural outdoor space of 9 stunning Kent Country Parks, each with its own unique character.

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Family bike rides in Kent

Family bike rides in Kent

Across the county there are all sorts of brilliant places to go, activities to try and events to enjoy, and getting active as a family is a great way to...

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Explore Kent – stile free trails

Explore Kent – stile free trails

Stile free trails are ideal for people with pushchairs, wheelchair users or for those who prefer flatter surfaces with no stiles or gates.

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Explore Kent’s top 5 family bike rides

Explore Kent’s top 5 family bike rides

Everyday Active 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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Explore Kent’s top 5 family walks

Explore Kent’s top 5 family walks

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

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National Trust’s activity search

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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Discover Sailing

Discover Sailing

Find out how you and your family can get involved with sailing, windsurfing and watersports locally.

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Find Your Way – Virtual Orienteering

Find Your Way – Virtual Orienteering

Find Your Way is a collaboration between orienteering clubs and local community partnerships to get more people engaged and active in their local spaces through virtual orienteering activities.

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Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming

Here in Kent we are lucky to have rivers, lakes and long stretches of coastline, so we don’t have to go far to find a beautiful spot for some wild...

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The Mason Mile

The Mason Mile

The Mason Foundation was set up with one single mission, to get communities moving together. The Foundation is a charity dedicated to bringing communities together and enabling them to become...

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Moderate-intensity Walks (Sevenoaks District)

Moderate-intensity Walks (Sevenoaks District)

You’re invited to join one of these regular walking groups. An opportunity to meet new people and discover new walks across the district. Knole Park (Sevenoaks) Walking Group One-hour circular...

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Cyclopark

Cyclopark

Cyclopark is a multi-sport open-air centre for all abilities based in Gravesend. As a charity and a not-for-profit organisation, all profits go directly towards improving the facilities for the community...

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Eat Well & Move More

Eat Well & Move More

Healthier Families from NHS Better Health is here to help you and your family eat well and move more. Better Health exists to motivate and enable the nation to lead...

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Winter Walks

Winter Walks

There’s no better time to wrap up warm, get outside and go for a walk than during winter. Walking is one of the easiest ways to get more active. It...

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Explore Kent – challenging countryside walks

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

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

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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RunTogether – running routes

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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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

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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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

Read the blog

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

Our Blog

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