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Millbrook Mini Summer Adventures

This August let us entertain your little ones with our fun-filled Millbrook Mini Summer Adventures. Book your adventure today!

  We start our Summer Adventures in the Land of Make Believe with mini garden making, elf hunts and a gnome tea party; followed by a Really Wild Week making mini nature reserves, butterfly houses and pond dipping; then prepare to set sail on the high seas with Adventures at Sea Week with treasure hunts, pirate ship building and crafts galore; finally ending our adventures with Animal Kingdom Week with jungle hunts, rainforest crafts and animal handling sessions! What will be your favourite adventure? See below for more details or click here for our adventure timetable.

Click here to book your adventure today!

Please note that spaces on these events are limited, please book online or contact the Centre to check availability.


Land of Make Believe Week, Wednesday 2nd August - Sunday 6th August
You are invited to join us as we visit the Land of Make Believe! During the week we've got lots of enjoyable activities to take part in, including miniature garden making, elf hunts and gnome crafts.  Whatever the children make in their craft sessions, they can proudly take home with them, too. At the weekend you are invited to be our guest at one of our gnome garden tea parties! Enjoy delicious sweet treats with a friendly gnome plus fun and games too. Fancy dress optional.
Click here for our adventure timetable.


  Really Wild Week, Wednesday 9th August - Sunday 13th August
Join us for our Really Wild Week as we explore the world of nature. Our weekday sessions include making a butterfly house or mini nature reserve, pond dipping with Kent Wildlife Trust and planting bug friendly pots to take home with you. On the Saturday we have special guests visiting us from experience animal handlers, Our Amazing Animal World! Meet Cilla the Chinchilla, Felipe the Chameleon and friends - learn lots of amazing facts and have the opportunity to hold the animals too.
Click here for our adventure timetable.

  Adventures at Sea Week, Wednesday 16th August - Sunday 20th August
Ahoy, mateys! Ye be invited to pirate fun and games as we set sail for our Adventures at Sea Week! A bounty of fun and adventures await you during the week from mermaid and pirate crafts, ship building and treasure hunts to sand and pebble art - whatever you make you can take home to enjoy. On Sunday, in preparation of our Animal Kingdom Week ,we invite you to come to our exciting Dino Workshop! Learn all about these Jurassic creatures - meet Pete a friendly giant Tyrannosaurus Rex and his friends Kota the Triceratops and Rita the New Born T-Rex.
Click here for our adventure timetable.

  Animal Kingdom Week, Wednesday 23rd August - Sunday 27th August
If you are an animal lover you are going to love our Animal Kingdom Week! During the week you can enjoy a variety of animal activities including make a rainforest in a jar, mini-bug trails, mask-making, plant potting and jungle hunts! And to end our Mini Summer Adventures we are delighted to welcome back our special animal friends from Our Amazing Animal World! Meet Henry the Hedgehog, Felipe the Chameleon and friends - learn lots of amazing facts and have the opportunity to hold the animals too.
Click here for our adventure timetable.

Weekday tickets cost £5.50 per child, weekend tickets cost £6.50 per child. Click here to book your adventure today!
Please note that children must be supervised by an adult at all times. In the event you are unable to attend your adventure we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds, however, we will try to accommodate you with an alternative session (subject to availability).