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Tyland Barn

#23 of 53 things to do in Maidstone Features Animals
Tyland Barn Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3BD, England
+44 1622 662012
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HQ for Kent Wildlife Trust and worthy to regularly support

Learn the local geology, walk the nature gardens and gaze at the pond for its wildlife. The barn... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kevin B
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
via mobile
Stunning safe haven for wildlife with a musuem and café

I went to Tyland Barn on one of the Kent Wildlife training courses. The staff where very friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DiverOfBritainH
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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“pond dipping” (9 reviews)
“bird hide” (3 reviews)
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Tyland Barn Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3BD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Learn the local geology, walk the nature gardens and gaze at the pond for its wildlife. The barn and shop cafe will offer great service and the made on premises food is a delight. Well worth visiting.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Tyland Barn on one of the Kent Wildlife training courses. The staff where very friendly and helpful and made us feel right at home.The shop had a vast range of choice from an ant colony set to a bird homes. The café...More

Thank DiverOfBritainH
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A great little place to take the children to find out about nature, a small playground on site, and a nice little shop run by volunteers, a good amount of parking

Thank will33Kent
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Very small, very cramped. Nothing too see. Basically a posh back garden. No real attraction at all. Pointless

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Tyland Barn is above all a Nature Reserve that has superb educational facilities with great opportunities for children to learn whilst having fun. Although this is a small reserve it has a moderately large free parking area and a small, but well used, children's playground....More

Thank Ramblingman007
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We went here on the 29/08/16 for a couple of hours with the dog and it was lovely. Firstly there's free parking!(bonus) it's basically a nice walk around a nature reserve with lots of information on how you can make different things for you garden....More

Thank Robynm95
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We booked a pond dipping session for our two grandsons aged 5 and 6. They both thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It was well run and informative. We also enjoyed walking around the site, especially sitting in the bird hide watching the birds feed. We took...More

Thank TrippingSue
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I took my two boys here today as a cheap/ free day out. Positives: friendly staff. One helped me by talking to my boys about of the creatures on a plaque trail; delicious food: I had a goats cheese quiche and salad that was topped...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 5 July 2016

W had a very good afternoon, our two year old grandaughter loved it, there was lots for her to see, the cafe was nice and lots of interesting things to see, she loved the colouring section

1  Thank IvansMaidstone
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Took my son with friends today, was a lovely little trip free parking free entry, little cafe for a coffee and gardens to walk around. We went and found the geocache in the grounds and took part in pond dipping which my son loved very...More

1  Thank Terri A
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