Farming and Animals in the Kent Downs
Have you ever wandered how to milk a cow, sheer a sheep or drive a tractor?
We're working with local farmers to help them diversify and offer farming experiences to visitors. If you're looking for something less hands-on then why not book a stay in beautiful farmyard or vineyard accommodation all with our outstanding Kent countryside right on the doorstep.
While we continue to turn our exciting plans into reality you can sign-up below and follow our social media channels to get inspiration for the future and to hear more about upcoming farming and animal activities near you.
Fancy something a bit different? Visit this page to see all of our upcoming experience themes or choose one of these: Food and Drink, Culture & Heritage, Nature & Wildlife, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Arts & Crafts, Pilgrimage or Wellbeing.
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We're getting Rural-Ready
We're working with farmers who want to use their rural powers for good and create some new experiences that share their skills, expertise and passion for the landscapes they work in everyday. Take a look below and if you like what you see then please sign-up above to find out more...
Find Farm Life in Kent
Looking for some farming fun or wildlife wandering, we've got just the routes for you, read on to find some places and trails that will take you deep into Kent's rural life.
Explore more of Kent's Farms
If you're looking to get out and explore rural life then check out some nearby routes on our activity page which is packed full of places that you and your family can visit within the Kent Downs AONB. Or find out more about local farmers, upcoming volunteering opportunities and wider routes across Kent by visiting one of the partner sites below.
Discover wonderful artisan crafters busy making beautiful things for your home and garden. Soon you'll find workshops, courses and events on offer too as lockdown easing continues, we're soooo excited!
Discover 100's of pre-planned routes suitable for all abilities and activities with full information including route description, distance, parking locations, travel options and of course downloadable maps!
With not 1 but 2 National Trails in Kent, the North Downs Way and England Coast Path, you're bound to find something to tickle your outdoor tastebuds. Plan your own itinerary and book some time for some of Kent's top attractions and perhaps a pub or 2 along the way.
The place to visit to find Kent's best attractions, local events, taste sensations and of course featuring all of the best and beautiful locations across our favourite county. You'll find inspiration and information to help make your next visit easy.
We want you to have a great time in the great outdoors, please see below for some top advice to ensure your visit is safe and nature-friendly...
The Kent Downs and North Downs Way is well connected by rail, bike and bus and you won't need to worry about finding a parking space either. Here are a few tips...
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Do you have an activity or business along our routes that you'd like to promote to Walkers and Cyclists? We have a package of support and help available so please get in touch.