Lots to see on holiday in Kent, all you need to do is find a cottage
Kent is known for its own unique character which includes orchards as hops were traditionally produced and processed in this area. Throughout Kent you may catch glimpses of pretty oast houses, originally used for drying hops but today most of these buildings are now refurbished dwellings, some are self catering cottages.
Stay in coastal Kent in a seaside cottage
The county also has an interesting coastline ranging from the white cliffs of Dover to the sandy beaches of Kent’s seaside resorts. There are a number of well known seaside towns in Kent including Whitstable, Herne Bay, Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and Deal. The Isle of Thanet attracts a great many tourists on account of its many blue flag award winning beaches.
Discover some of the Best Towns and Cities in Kent on a Self-Catering Break
There are also a number of interesting historical towns and cities inland in Kent and a number of castles where you may feel as if you have stepped back in time. The city of Canterbury with its impressive city wall is known to be one of the oldest cities in England with some of the old buildings being declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Royal Tunbridge Wells lives up to its name with many grand buildings and pretty streets making this a great place to visit and enjoy a spot of shopping. You can even take the waters at Tunbrige Wells if you so desire. History lovers should also enjoy visiting Sandwich in Kent with its medieval buildings and streets. There is also Hever Castle, well known for its associations with Anne Boleyn and a castle at Dover. Leeds Castle has many family friendly attractions including a maze and playground.
If you wish to take a trip abroad whilst on your country cottage holiday, Kent is well located for visiting France as a number of ferries operate trips from Dover across the English Channel.
Need more ideas and inspiration on what Kent has to offer for self-catering holidays? Read our Kent Guide.
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