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farm girl things to do in May with kids

1/15 Farmyard Fairytale

Kent Life will enjoy a week-long visit from entertainers who will host lots of fairy-themed activities. There’s a chance to plant your own beanstalk and even to help build houses fro ‘The Three Little Pigs.’ The Big Top will host a variety of shows (included in the ticket price) plus you can step back in time with a visit to the Vintage Village, join the wooden hunt challenge, or use up some energy on the bouncy castle. Pet the farm’s smaller animals at Cuddle Corner and hop aboard the brightly coloured land train for a tour of the farm. Watch out for some inquisitive meerkats on your day out too!

When/where: 26 May – 3 June, Kent Life, Maidstone

Price: £9.95 Adults, £8.25 Children (3-15), £32.95, Family Ticket