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Quex Park and The Powell-Cotton Museum

Quex Park, Birchington CT7 0BH, England
+44 1843 842168
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I am always looking for places to go with 2 people with differing needs. I try to look the places... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
OxfordAunt
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We visited today (Wed-14-06-2017) as part of our school trip for this term. Just want to say a huge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark S
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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 bespoke leisure destination for all the family to enjoy. Within the Park there is a Children's Indoor and Outdoor Play Centre, a Craft Village, a Garden Nursery, Quex Carriages, Quex Paintball, Build-a-base, Laser Rush, Quex Barn Farmshop and Restaurant and in the summer, a giant Maize Maze along with a packed and exciting annual events calendar for the whole family to enjoy. One of Quex Park's best known visitor attractions is the Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House & Gardens, which attracts visitors from near and far to engage with its eclectic mix of world-class natural history, World Cultures and Asian art. Its natural history collections are of world-class importance as a scientific resource. The Museum as well as Quex House and Gardens are open to the public and is one of the best things to do in the Canterbury area. Within the grounds there is also a beautiful wedding and functions venue Mama Feelgoods Boutique Cafe Entry onto Quex Park is free, and each leisure facility that makes up the destination has its own opening hours and admission fees where applicable. Please see the Quex Park website for further details. Visit us today and expect the unexpected at Quex Park
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Quex Park, Birchington CT7 0BH, England
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+44 1843 842168
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am always looking for places to go with 2 people with differing needs. I try to look the places up on the internet to ascertain accessibility. Quex accessibility statement is the most comprehensive I have read to date. Contained measurements and photographs as well...More

Thank OxfordAunt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today (Wed-14-06-2017) as part of our school trip for this term. Just want to say a huge thank you to all the Quex Park team and the staff at the Powell-Cotton Museum for a fabulous day today. Special thanks must go to Manny...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have not been here since our children were small and brought my father-in-law here today. Firstly, the sign posting is abysmal. We had no clear indication as to where we where to park for a visit to the house (most of the clear signs...More

1  Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent all day here, extensive grounds, lovely house full of beautiful furniture and objects, good places to eat, had lunch in the barn it was excellent and they sell good local produce from there too. We also visited the nursery where they have lots...More

Thank GeorginaMcKinnon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quex never ever disappoints! Whether it's a good old fashioned English fry up for breakfast with locally produced sausages,bacon & eggs or some delicious freshly caught haddock or kippers with perfectly cooked poached eggs it always hits the spot...having personally had all 3 dishes during...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Powell-Cotton Museum was very interesting and the displays were done very well. Not a very large garden to look around but my 5 year old daughter found entertainment in climbing trees and looking at the fish in the pond. Unfortunately the house doesn't open...More

Thank Kezmerelda1
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We go here often with our children's centre pass and it's a great day out. Children other 5 get free entry! The museum is wonderful with an interactive section at the back with stuff all the kids can play with. The gardens are lovely and...More

Thank Gina B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great day out. Loved the museum and could,have spent all day there. Nice cafe and lovely grounds to wander round.

Thank JenniferEccles2017
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My wife and I visited Birchington All Saints church and spoke to John Bolton ,master builder who is renovating the private Quex Chapel within .He informed us regarding Quex Park .Despite living within Kent for 40 years had never heard of it . It was...More

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing really interesting with lots of different things to do and look at. Excellent mini golf added bonus.

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PowellCotton, Operations Manager at Quex Park and The Powell-Cotton Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your review. I will be sure to let the team at Quex Adventure Golf know that you have enjoyed your visit there. Kind regards

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