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Set in 100 acres of beautiful Kent countryside, the Rare Breeds Centre is a working farm and visitor attraction.

It is home to a range of rare breed farm animals, including:

  • Sheep
  • Pigs
  • Goats
  • Poultry
  • Cattle
  • Horses

You will also see:

  • Ferrets
  • Avairy Birds
  • Rabbits
  • Butterflies (May to October)
  • Guinea Pigs

As well as our farm animals, birds and butterflies, the following attractions are available:

  • 'Meet the Animals' sessions in the Children's Barn
  • Woodland Walks
  • Wildlife and Discovery Garden
  • The Mysterious Marsh Venture Trail
  • Aerial Runways
  • Hill Fort and Assault Course
  • Pig Racing (April - October at weekends and school holidays)
  • Outdoor Play Area


  • Outdoor picnic tables are available throughout the farm and undercover picnic tables are also available in the marquee and Benson's Barn.
  • We have a gift shop and Goody Bags can also be ordered to collect at the end of the day.
  • The Granary Restaurant serves hot and cold food and drinks. Pre-booked packed lunches are also available.
  • We have a free car and coach park.
  • Our toilets have baby changing facilities and disabled toilets.