Ramsgate Tunnels will be running Deep Shelter Explorer Tours every day from February 13-19 until 19th at 10am, noon, 2pm and 4pm. Tickets can be booked here:
There will also be two of Tunnel Town Explorer Tours on February 16th and 17th at 1:30pm. Tickets can be booked here: https://ramsgatetunnels.merlintickets.co.uk/product/E000023
A family ticket on either Explorer tours (two adults and two children) is £22.
On Saturday 18th February the Tunnels will be trialling a day time run of the popular Railway Tunnel Tou. Tickets can be booked here: https://ramsgatetunnels.merlintickets.co.uk/pro…/SIE000004
The Tunnel displays and small Home Front Museum are free to browse
Lillyputt Minigolf Broadstairs
Lillyputt is open every day during half term, 10am-4pm(ish)!
It has 12 championship holes and a lucky 13th hole.. The Garden Cafe is also open, serving a full menu of tasty treats, from classic toasties, rolls and tea cakes, to the amazing sweet and savoury crepes and their freshly ground coffee.
Entry, adults £6, Under 10s £4.80
Lego Model Exhibition
RAF Manston History Museum, runs until February 19.
Join us for the ultimate family-friendly Lego exhibition open 10am -3pm
Are you a Lego enthusiast? If so then join the ultimate family-friendly LEGO exhibition week.
The Museum is proud to own LEGO models, so why not pop down and enjoy the fun with like-minded LEGO lovers?
LEGO Figure Hunt – Search the Museum and find the hidden LEGO figures to win a prize! Only £1.50
Normal Museum entrance fees apply – Adult £5, Child £2.50, Under 5s Free, Concessions £4, Carers Free, Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) £15
Look to the Skies, runs until February 19, daily 11am to 4pm
Celebrating Margaret Bryan, amazing former resident of 1 Northdown Road with a themed trail in the Caves about all things astronomical and the night sky.
Trail free to do. Cave entry prices
Child (4 – 16 yrs) £2
Bright-Eyed and Bushy-Tailed
Powell-Cotton Museum, Birchington, 18th and 19th February, 11am-3pm
Family-friendly explorer event in the museum.
Everyone will have the chance to see the museum through the eyes of the animals using super-sight equipment and tools.
Follow the trail, visit the ‘opticians’ and test your senses!
All activities are included with your general admission ticket.
3 & Under/Carer FREE
Half Term Make ‘n’ Paint
Hornby Visitor Centre, Margate, Wednesday 15th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February, 10.30am – 2.30pm
Build and paint a Make ‘n’ Paint kit of the Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc.
For just £5 per person you get to make the kit, paint it with the correct colours and take it home on a stand!
£1 entry for kids into the museum
Museum (10am-4pm), Café (10am-3.30pm) and Shop will be open as normal and normal ticket prices apply
Children 5-15 years /Senior Citizen £2.50
Under 5’s Free
Family Ticket (2 Adults and up to 4 Children) £12.50
Conservation Fest 2023!
February 16-17, Crab Museum, 9 Broad Street Margate, from noon
Conservation Fest will feature workshops, activities, talks and music for all ages
The Crab Museum teams up with national wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation to organise the first ever Conservation Fest with workshops, activities, talks and music for all ages – and thanks to Crab Museum’s still active crowdfunder and the National Lottery Heritage Fund it’s totally free!
Conservation Fest will provide the public with practical tips and education to help local wildlife get ready for spring. Over the two days attendees will explore the science of conservation in a fun and interactive way, encouraging all visitors to engage with nature and stake their claim in improving their local areas.
Headline performance from avant-garde electro K-pop band Tirikilatops
Activities led by the Windmill Project:
Seed Bomb making workshop
‘Build your own Moth’ workshop
Soil under the microscope: explore soil like you’ve never seen it before!
‘What to grow in your garden’ workshops
Talks on topics such as climate change, decolonising conservation, community science and
Friday evening event will be charged at £5 on the door.
Monkton Nature Reserve
Monkton Nature Reserve is a unique environment for British flora and fauna that thrive on chalk-based habitats. It is a managed by The Thanet Countryside Trust. The grassland contains many species of rare orchids and a variety of wildflowers; the woodland is over 40 years old and a haven for birds; the ponds teem with wildlife.
The Reserve is open to both members and the general public on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays from 10.30am-3.30pm. Last entry is 2.30pm.
Family £10, Adult £5, Child £2.50
Angry gods, chattering monkeys, a mineshaft that plunges downwards ‘forever’ and a host of interactive features can be found by players at the second Lost Island adventure golf course in Margate.
Based at the Flamingo on Margate seafront the new addition takes crazy golf into escape room territory.
Opening hours and admission
10am – 8pm
Fri – Sun
10am – 9pm
Adventurers £8 – ages 14 and over
Explorers £6 – under 14s
Mini Explorers £4 – under 1 metre tall
Students and OAPs £6 – NUS card required, Monday to Friday
Early Bird £6 – arrive before noon, Monday to Friday
Adventure Team Ticket £27 -4 x Adventurers
Family Ticket £23 -2 Adventurers + 2 explorers
Groups of 6+ £6 each person
Alpaca Experience & Alpaca Trekking at Quex Park Estate, Birchington
Alpaca Trekking/Walking is great for those of you wishing to try an activity of a different nature that takes you away from the hectic hustle and bustle of urban life.
The team specially train Alpacas for Trekking, Experience days, Interaction visits for schools, clubs, societies, families and Special Needs groups.
Enjoy a carefree and leisurely couple of hours with the alpacas and take some alpaca memories home for free.
The meeting point is outside The Watering Hole Cafe.
Experiences from £8.50 per person. Friday – Sunday and Bank Holidays. Open daily during school holidays. Booking is essential
If getting outdoors and keeping active is your pastime of choice, then Active Ramsgate features activities such as cycling routes, walking trails, birdwatching and kayaking.
The Contra Trail: Ramsgate to Pegwell Bay
Sea It All: Ramsgate to Broadstairs
Town Rounders: Regency, Royal and Riviera
Beach Roamer: Ramsgate to Margate
The Way of St Augustine: Ramsgate to Canterbury
England Coastal Path: Ramsgate to Camber
Augustine Camino: Rochester Cathedral to Ramsgate
Active Ramsgate not only features scenic walking trails, but also family-friendly cycle routes and even kayak routes, all in downloadable, easy-to-use format. New for 2021 is the Pier to Pier Cycling Trail
The Spitfire and Hurricane Museum
Displaying the two iconic war planes, and also holding a host of objects and artefacts telling the story of life in and around Ramsgate during WWII. Central to the display are the iconic Spitfire Mk XVI and Hawker Hurricane Mk IIc.
Free entry. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10am to 4pm