insideKENT Magazine Issue 60 - March 2017 - Page 30

EVENTS MOTHER’SDAYEVENTS ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A WEEKEND FOR MUM // 25-26 MAR On Saturday 25th March, children can create their own personal Mother's Day gift and hand-made card in the Old Coach House, leaving Mum to explore the beautiful gardens that are bursting back into life at the start of a new flowering season. On 26th March a Mothering Sunday lunch is available in The Garden Restaurant with a bespoke Mother’s Day menu. Or head down to the Pantry to find a selection of cakes and hot drinks to enjoy as well as treat the little ones to a run around the adventure playground situated just next door. From 12pm. Price: £11 (children 5-15 £6.50) Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge TN11 8DG / 01892 870307 © Darryl Curcher MOTHER’S DAY AFTERNOON TEA AT DREAMLAND // 25-26 MAR Treat your mum to a special afternoon tea at Dreamland, held in the beautifully restored 1920s ballroom. 12pm and 5pm. Price: from £9.95 Dreamland, Marine Terrace, Margate CT9 1XJ / 01843 295887 MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL AT KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY // 26 MAR This special Mother’s Day treat includes a two-hour return journey on one of the railway's restored steam trains, a reserved table and a souvenir gift for every mum to take home. Relax on board as you take in the beautiful scenery of the surrounding countryside, interrupted only by the gentle chug of the steam engine. With a journey of 10 1/2 miles between Tenterden and Bodiam stations, visitors of all ages will love the excitement of travelling on one of the country's finest rural light railways. At Bodiam station, the magnificent medieval castle is only a short walk and visitors can step back in history as they explore the impressive battlements and towers, which offer breathtaking views across the countryside. Visitors presenting a valid Kent & East Sussex Railway ticket will be treated to discounted castle admission. Various times. Price: £29.50 Kent & East Sussex Railway, Tenterden Town Station, Tenterden TN30 6HE / 01580 765155 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 30