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Quex Park and The Powell-Cotton Museum

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Lovely grounds

Lovely park offering craft shops and places to eat. Can also be used for wedfings. There is also a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marilyn D
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London, United Kingdom
Surprised

Went thinking we were visiting a cotton Museum. How wrong can you be, The park was busy with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
heather p
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“stuffed animals”(57 reviews)
“garden centre”(21 reviews)
“the barn”(19 reviews)
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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
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Quex Park, Birchington CT7 0BH, England
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+44 1843 842168
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank heather p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank Jan V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited quex park birchington today with my family we looked around the quex barn my little grand daughter wanted a drink so we went to the resuarant only to be greeted by a very rude young Polish lady and unhelpful staff who said there...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

After visiting Quex park today with two children and two other adults I feel moved to write a review to help others avoid a disappointing visit. Everything seems overpriced and the website is not very clear as to what you get for the prices quoted....More

Thank Sheri539
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Such an interesting place, loads to look at. There is a hands on section where you can touch and hold bones, skins, clothes musical instruments. Stuffed animals are set in beautiful scenes. I know it is something we don’t do anymore because of cruelty to...More

Thank _eveandjez
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I 1st visited this museum in the 1970's when I was a child and it made a lasting impression. It is an excellent place and a real step back in time. It may be considered not politically correct in this day and age but this...More

1  Thank JeremyTennent
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the house, gardens and museum yesterday with 3 young children. They loved it. The museum knocks socks off the Horniman Museum up town for anthropological stuff. Taxidermy not my thing but wowed the kids. The tactile/ handle room for kids was amazing. They loved...More

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Took our Grandson here during school holidays Nerf gun part not open Bought wristband for 3 activities £28 Golf ,maze and fun area but you are only allowed to use each activity once Lots of other activities all with price tags Tractor ride £2 Little...More

Thank John B
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Jeanette T
9 August 2018|
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janemsharkey
29 May 2018|
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Sorry didn’t notice if any dogs there or not
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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
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