Things to do with the kids in Kent during the summer holidays

Including a submarine, a steam train, a castle and a goat

The garden of England is on London’s doorstep. It is easily accessible to people who live in Kent and those who don’t. And there’s no shortage of family-friendly things to do on a summer’s day – and they vary from some that are absolutely free and some for which you will need a plastic card or two.

From Britain's only goat sanctuary, a submarine, a steam train and a castle, we take you through a selection of the best places to visit with the children in Kent.