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ParkingPublic transportDogs allowedRefreshmentsToiletsVisitor centreDisabled parkingDisabled parking baysDisabled toiletsRest pointSurfaced pathsWheelchair friendlyChildrens play areaWater body
Opening hours
For most of the year the shop and cafe facilities at the barn are open to the public Tuesday - Sunday from 10am - 5pm (11am - 4pm weekends and bank holidays).
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Start postcode
ME14 3BD
Medway Valley

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The headquarters of the Kent Wildlife Trust, the Tyland Barn Visitors Centre features exhibitions on wildlife and conservation in Kent, while the grounds of the site hosts a demonstration nature park with a pond, meadows, bank and scrub habitats.

Set in a beautifully restored 17th century barn, there’s a lot to see in the visitor centre, with wildlife displays and a host of information on the Trust’s activities and facilities throughout the county.
The gift shop stocks a huge variety of fun educational books and games for kids, plus plenty to interest older naturalists too. There’s also a café selling hot drinks and food.

In the gardens a range of different Kentish habitats have been recreated and educational displays show off a variety of plant and insect life. There’s a pond for exploring aquatic life, and a classroom with plenty of facilities for group and school visits. There’s even a play area for when you need to take a break from learning about the natural world.

Easy access information

This park and open space has well surfaced routes suitable for visitors with pushchairs and/or wheelchairs, and has no width restricting features, such as stiles or non RADAR kissing gates.

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