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Kent Life is a charming and captivating attraction nestled in the heart of Maidstone. Steeped in rich history and offering a unique experience, it is a place where visitors can step back in time and immerse themselves in the rural life of Kent. With its beautifully preserved buildings, picturesque gardens, and friendly farm animals, Kent Life transports visitors to a bygone era.

One of the highlights of Kent Life is the authentic working farm, where visitors can get up close and personal with a variety of animals, including sheep, goats, pigs, and even alpacas. Children and adults alike can enjoy the hands-on experience of feeding and petting the animals, making it a perfect destination for a family day out. In addition to the farm, the site boasts a collection of historic buildings, including a Victorian farmhouse and an old village hall, which provide a fascinating glimpse into Kent's past. With interactive exhibits, engaging demonstrations, and seasonal events, Kent Life offers an immersive and educational experience for all ages.

Whether you're interested in history, nature, or simply enjoying a peaceful day in the countryside, Kent Life has something to offer everyone. From strolling through the beautifully landscaped gardens to sampling delicious homemade treats in the tearoom, there are countless ways to unwind and enjoy the serene surroundings. With its warm and welcoming atmosphere, Kent Life truly captures the essence of rural Kent, making it a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike.


Pricing/entry costs
Adult & Child - £10
Family of 4 - £36
Under 2 year's - Free



Free on-site

Facilities & Accessibility

Toilets Available
Wheelchair Accessible
On-site Restaurant/Cafe
Dogs Welcome
Wifi Available
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Travel by Transport

Nearby Transport
Kent Life is located next to the M20, five minutes from the centre of Maidstone. It is one hour from London and 30 minutes from the Channel Tunnel and ports.

Frequent direct train services from London Victoria and London Bridge (60 minutes journey time) or stations in Kent to Maidstone East or West Stations with taxi or bus 155.

Access Info

Accessibility Information
Most of our buildings have wheelchair access, with the exception of the first floors of the historic buildings.
There are interpretation books on the ground floor of each period home which give details about the upstairs of the buildings.
We have fully accessible toilets at four locations around the site: the Car Park, behind Sandling Farmhouse, the Tea Room Court Yard and the Village Hall.
There is a dedicated car parking area near to the entrance of the attraction. On special event days this area is extended.
Visitors that are registered as disabled are entitled to bring a carer free of charge.
The land train and tractor can be adapted to accommodate wheelchairs.
Please be aware that our site is located on a gradual slope, with flat areas at both the entrance and kiddies play areas and the Village Green located at the top of the slope.