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Things to do this Easter in Kent

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                        Warmer days have arrived, flowers are blooming and we’re counting down the days till the Easter holidays. Experience all the wonders of Springtime that Kent has to offer – lambing, beach walks and plenty of Easter egg hunts! We’ve rounded up some of…

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Plan The Perfect May Half Term Getaway In Kent

Drone image of Deal Pier in Kent

              As lockdown restrictions ease across the country in the coming months, there is light at the end of the tunnel for those stuck at home. If all goes to plan, households will be allowed to travel to self-contained accommodation from 12th April 2021, opening up May half term…

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Why Whitstable Is The Perfect Staycation Destination


With so much uncertainty over the future of travel, more and more of us are choosing to book our holidays a little closer to home. 2021 is set to be the year of the Great British staycation, and luckily for us, England is packed full of beautiful getaway destinations. From seaside holidays in Whitstable to…

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2021 Staycation | Cottage Breaks

Planning ahead for a cottage break on the Kent Coast next year? Look no further. We have put together some of our favourite self-catering spots along the Kent Coast. If you were lucky enough to have a staycation this summer, you’ll know that cottage breaks were a sell out when the government relaxed restrictions on UK cottage…

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Summer in Kent – is it too early to book your holiday cottage?

Things are looking up for 2021 after a difficult year, and it’s finally time to start looking ahead to next Summer and planning for the perfect Kentish getaway by securing your stay at one of our beautiful Kent Holiday Cottages. The perfect spot for a UK staycation, Kent has everything you could possibly want, with…

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Can I still book a holiday cottage for Christmas?

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If you are looking for a Christmas holiday cottage in Kent in general, or one of the Kent Coast gems in locations such as Deal, Walmer, Kingsdown, Whitstable or Sandwich, rest assured that you are in the right place! However, we also understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up a multitude of questions about…

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Covid: Rule of 6 and how it will affect your holiday cottage booking

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The government has just announced that, with effect from the 14th September 2020, there are new rules on the permissible size of groups allowed to gather in England. So how will these new rules affect you and any booking for a holiday cottage in Kent you have already made? Or were perhaps thinking about booking?…

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The best coffee shops and restaurants in Deal, Kent

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The team at Keeper’s Cottages all live locally and as such, live and breathe the best that Deal and the surrounding Kent coastline has to offer on a daily basis. Not only do they know every single holiday cottage they rent inside and out, but they are also brilliantly placed to recommend everything from the…

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Why Kent is the best location for an autumn break

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If, thanks to the likes of Covid, you were unlucky enough to miss out on getting away this summer, then you might well be thinking of planning an autumn escape. Which then opens up the whole of the UK as possible locations for your next staycation. So what makes Kent so special? And why should…

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Book your October half term break now in Kent!

As we approach the end of the summer of 2020, we pause for a minute to reflect on what has been one of the most unprecedented periods of our lives! In March, we were all locked down by the global Coronavirus pandemic (and pockets of the UK still remain locked down). And then once this…

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