The Keepers Cottages Blog

News and guides for what's going on in Kent.

A guide to spending Valentine’s day in Kent

Kent, also known as the garden of England, boasting natural beauty and quaint villages, is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. Whether you’re looking for a cosy weekend getaway or planning a special surprise, there’s plenty of places to stay and visit. Let’s explore some of our favourite romantic cottages that set the stage…

Discover the best Christmas Markets in Kent

As the festive season approaches, Kent transforms into a winter wonderland, adorned with twinkling lights, christmas trees and decorations. One of the best ways to get into the festive spirit is to visit one of the many Christmas markets in Kent. In this guide, we’ll take you on a journey through some of our favourite…

Discover Kent this Autumn with Keepers Cottages

With the leaves changing colour and the evenings drawing in a little closer,  we smell Autumn in the air. In the most southeastern corner of England, Kent has a rich tapestry of Autumn activities that will leave you with unforgettable memories. Whether you’re looking to wander around picturesque orchards or dive into historic estates and…

Christmas in Kent with Keepers Cottages

Christmas things to do in Kent 2023 As the most wonderful time of the year approaches, we can’t help but get excited about the dazzling lights, and festive fun. From Santa’s grottos, Christmas markets and enchanting light trails, there’s something for every member of the family to enjoy. We’ve rounded up our most magical things…

Things to do in Broadstairs

Bustling Broadstairs Known as the jewel in Thanet’s crown, Broadstairs is a hidden gem along Kent’s East coast. Surrounded by neighbouring Margate and Ramsgate, Broadstairs is the absolute pinnacle of the English coastline, and only two hours from central London. Lined with sandy beaches and seaside nooks steeped in history, we’ve rounded up  our favourite…

Things to do in Folkestone and Sandgate

Discover Folkestone and Sandgate with Keepers Cottages Filled with creativity and colour, Folkestone and Sandgate are the artistic pilgrimage of the Kent coast. With a direct train from St Pancras in under an hour, Folkestone is a perfectly quaint seaside town filled with cobbled streets and independent galleries. We have gathered together our favourite spots…

Dog friendly Whitstable with Keepers Cottages

Dog friendly things to do in Whitstable Just an hour and a half journey from central London, the  classical Kentish town of Whitstable is one that should be on your bucket list. Known for its rock oysters and wonderful seafood, Whitstable has been a pilgrimage for fish lovers throughout the years. We know that a…

Dog friendly Deal with Keepers Cottages

Dog friendly things to do in Deal We know that a staycation is not complete without your furry little friend. But going away with your dog can be difficult when there are some places and locations that may not welcome your pup with open arms. We have a variety of properties in size and destination…

Wandering around Whitstable with Keepers Cottages

Things to do in Whitstable Known for its bohemian style and fresh rock oysters, Whitstable has always been a hidden gem on the Kent coast. Only a short 1.5 hours drive from London and a stone’s throw from a few of our properties,  Whitstable is the ideal seaside destination this summer. We know that visiting…

Happy Half Term in Kent with Keepers Cottages

Things to do in Kent this Half Term It is hard to believe that the summer  is nearly upon us. But with the Union Jack bunting and napkins being tucked away after the Coronation bank holiday, it can only mean that the May half term is right around the corner. We get it, you’re all…

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