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Quex Park and The Powell-Cotton Museum

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Promised ourselves this visit

On our last visit we did not have time to visit the museum, so was looking forward to this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lynne j
Dartford, United Kingdom
Look around as my husband's not been here

I am always amazed at how lovely and friendly the staff are, nothing is too much for them, this was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our last visit we did not have time to visit the museum, so was looking forward to this visit. First stop was the café, the food as before was excellent and the staff were lovely, very quiet even half way through a Saturday morning....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am always amazed at how lovely and friendly the staff are, nothing is too much for them, this was my third visit, first time I had a lovely breakfast, second time on my own to buy local produce, and today we had a prawn...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stevieholmes2407
Reviewed 11 December 2018

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
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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 3 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 24 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
Thank 167fayep
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
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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
12 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