Getting outdoors during this difficult time will be more important than ever for our wellbeing. Read our latest information and guidance for safely accessing the countryside during lockdown.
For most of us in Kent, it is back to school and a fresh start and year! With this being said, we are sure that you want to give your children the best start in their new school year, and you can do just that by simply ditching the car and travelling to school on foot!
If you are stuck for things to do, why not venture to one of Kent’s many playgrounds which offer hours of outdoor fun. We have taken a look at our top five play zones for the little ones, in and around Kent for you to try out this year.
It is nearly official British Summertime, so that means one thing.... spending the foreseeable future outside enjoying the weather, nature and wildlife, walks and of course the pub gardens! We want to share with you some of our personal favourites walks to enjoy this summer which have some lovely pubs, restaurants or cafes along the way or to reward yourself at the end of a tiring walk!
Don't stay indoors just because it's chilly! Guest blogger Lyliah has some ideas to get you outdoors - why not collect some autumn leaves on your walk and try some natural crafts?
As we move into the warmer and brighter months, some of us may find ourselves enjoying our gardens and outdoor spaces more! Whether you would like to encourage more spring wildlife into your garden or feel like you need an escape from the stress of everyday life, gardening is the answer.
From the sand dunes of Camber to the White Cliffs of Dover, the England Coast Path is a delight to walk, whether it’s the full length or a smaller section of it. Tackling the whole 66 miles of coast path can seem a bit daunting if you aren't a seasoned walker so Explore Kent has compiled an exciting collection of 8 smaller sections of the coast path, giving you the best opportunities to explore the stunning areas which you will walk through on your coast path adventure!
There's nothing like the crisp sound of crunching autumnal leaves beneath your feet! With autumn greeting us with is beautiful presents, now is the perfect time to experience the amazing array of colours that surround the magnificent trees and wonder at the muted sunlight shining through the branches. Grab your cosy jumper, thick sock and walking boots and head down to one of our favourite hand-picked walks below!
Exploring your local area is an amazing way to get out and active, but imagine being able to explore your local town on foot or bicycle and discovering the best of what the towns have to offer.
Active travel is fast becoming the ‘go-to’ method of travelling around our beautiful county. Whether you are beating the traffic in your daily commute or you are looking for a scenic traffic-free cycle route to share with your family at the weekend, you won’t be short of options available in Kent.