Let imaginations set sail at The Historic Dockyard Chatham with our suggestions for things to do. Enjoying a day out together is a great way to make memories but also allows for young minds to learn, explore, and discover new experiences.
- Be a Deep-Sea Adventurer with the Octonauts
Captain Barnacles and his team are here at The Historic Dockyard Chatham to take on five special mini missions. Find Captain Barnacles, Kwazii, Tweak, Dashi, and Turnip to take part and earn your sticker reward. Sound the Octo-Alert.
- Let your imaginations run free in 3 Slip: The Big Space
A Ship. Command Control for a flying saucer. A barn at Old MacDonald’s Farm. The possibilities are endless for imaginative play in 3 Slip, what will your little imagine The Big Space is?
- Test Your Ship-Building Skills in People, Tools, and Trade
Get hands-on in People, Tools, and Trade where your little one can interact with the exhibits. Try key trades and have some green screen fun as you step into the 18th century dockyard.
- Tame a Monster of the Deep
Be awed by the creatures from the deep. Capture young imaginations with centuries-old stories about sea monsters.
- Have a Teddy Bear’s Picnic in Commissioner’s House Gardens
Enjoy the tranquil surrounds of Commissioner’s House Gardens. This is the perfect place to enjoy a teddy bear’s picnic or go bug spotting amongst the bushes.
BONUS ACTIVITY: Soft play! If your young ward still has energy left to be spent, then head to the Wagon Stop café. Here they can enjoy exploring the soft play whilst you enjoy a hot drink.
Looking for something to inspire older children? Head to our 10 Things To Do with Under 10s for some more exciting ideas.
Remember that your ticket to The Historic Dockyard Chatham lasts for a whole calendar year, so you can come back throughout the year and tick off another activity.