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Quex Park and The Powell-Cotton Museum

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quex park is a must visit. a great couple of hours at least, very interesting.

we were able to eat well, walk round the secret garden and visit the craft sheds. the main house... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Birchington, United Kingdom
Firework Display

Amazing night,we go every year and it just gets better and better, absolutely worth the money and... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
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Established in the 19th Century by John Powell Powell and his successors, Quex Park is an historic country estate of over 1,800 acres in Birchington-on-Sea on the stunning Kent coast near Margate. Quex Park has in more recent times developed a...more
Quex Park, Birchington CT7 0BH, England
+44 1843 842168
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we were able to eat well, walk round the secret garden and visit the craft sheds. the main house and gardens are brilliant. there's no problem with parking, plenty of spaces. there's even a crazy golf, laser tag and paint ball. great place.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank edwardsdonald
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing night,we go every year and it just gets better and better, absolutely worth the money and plenty of parking spaces :-)

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

I have left reviews for Quex Park before as we love it and it is absolutely fascinating. But I wanted to send another review having just been to their Marvel-Ous Fireworks. The whole evening was excellent. Brilliantly organised. Things going on throughout the evening to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claire G
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Set in its own beautiful grounds, Quex Park has a fascinating collection from around the world. Perfect for a family day out. Free parking.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mrbazuk
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Charming museum and house set in pleasant grounds. The animal galleries are a little like a museum from a by-gone age, and I wonder if they are still 'politically correct' in these days of preservation - but the museum makes the point that the original...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Accrington155
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

An impromptu visit with my husband to get inspiration for our garden. We were both pleasantly surprised at how much there is to see! The museum is amazing and very educational... animals from around the world on display... and artefacts of historical interest. We then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

I love walking in Quex Park but agree with other reviewers it is now overpriced and very poor value for families . I prefer to eat at the farm shop rather than the restaurant opposite the museum as too many times the food has not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 64mayo
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Lovely park offering craft shops and places to eat. Can also be used for wedfings. There is also a food barn, made (only open in summer) and country house.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Went thinking we were visiting a cotton Museum. How wrong can you be, The park was busy with families seemingly enjoying crazy golf and eating at the farm restaurant. All well laid out and plenty of parking. We were totally absorbed by the exhibits in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heather p
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely way to spend a day for any age lots to see and do in any weather. Cafe is a bit hit and miss but serve lovely sausages.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jeanette T
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29 May 2018|
Response from Wendy C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn’t notice if any dogs there or not
Valerie H
13 April 2018|
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Had a really fantastic afternoon at the Madpotter (pottery painting) really friendly with lots of tea and biscuits such a selection of items to paint, shall definately be going again next week to continue with my art work... More