Jesson Court is ideally located for a range of great days out.

Kent tourist information has a full list of all the local attractions, but here are a few of our favourites:

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

A heritage steam railway service runs for almost 14 miles across the beautiful Romney Marsh.

You can hop on this little piece of history at St Mary’s Bay station just around the corner from Jesson Park.

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

One of the coutry’s leading animal parks with a safari experience plus the UK’s largest outdoor dinosaur exhibition.

Leeds Castle

A romantic castle set in beautiful grounds. A fantastic day out.

St Mary’s Bay

With miles of sandy beach on your doorstep, Jesson Court is a great place for a relaxing break. You can stroll along the promenade or enjoy the sand between your toes.

The beach is ideal for swimming in the sea. The fine sandy beach stretches out about half mile mile at low tide. In the summer there is a kiosk on the promenade that sells drinks plus hot and cold snacks.

Greatstone Beach

Just along the shoreline is Greatstone Beach.

It is another sandy beach with sand dunes and areas of shingle higher up where the fishing boats are kept.

Greatstone beach is popular for wind sports, water sports, fishing, horse riding and barbecues. There are also designated dog walking areas.

Godinton House & Gardens

A charming Jacobean house full of carvings, furniture, porcelain and varied decoration that reflects its fascinating history. With 12 acres of beautiful gardens plus the parkland to explore.


Just along the coast is the beautiful, historic town of Rye. Ideal for a relaxing day browsing the shops and enjoying the many cafes. Rye is a must for antique collectors.