Arts and Culture

Plan The Perfect May Half Term Getaway 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…

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…

Family friendly Christmas activities in Kent 2019

With Christmas creeping up on us, it’s a great time to get prepared for the season and start planning the festivities with the family. There’s lots to do in East Kent during December. Come and stay in one of our cottages and enjoy the best of the season in comfort. Here are some of our…

What to do in Kent during October Half Term

With summer drawing to a close, a new school year is on the horizon and it is already time to get back into the swing of things. Summer may nearly be over but autumn on the Kent coast is an idyllic time of year.  So why not give the family something to look forward to…

Family friendly activities for May Half Term in Deal, Kent

Ideas for family friendly things to do and places to visit over the May half term in Deal, Kent and nearby Walmer and Kingsdown.

Deal, Kent: a fresh guide for 2018

“No-one passes through,” declares the fisherman propping up the bar, before adding, “people only come to Deal for a purpose.” He’s right. Or at least he was – until recently. Deal’s liberal atmosphere and unique culture have thrived from being precisely the place that no-one happens upon, situated as it is between Dover and Ramsgate….

A History Buff’s Guide to East Kent

Dover Castle Brimming with centuries of history, Dover Castle once served as the gateway to the country. From the medieval keep and great tower to a Roman lighthouse there’s a lot to see. Be sure to visit the secret wartime tunnels, hidden deep within the white cliffs themselves. Reconstructed scenes give a snapshot of the…

10 things you and the family dont want to miss this summer

Summers in Deal are fun-filled and full of adventure for the whole family. Here are ten reasons we think you should spend your summer here this year. 1.Castles We’re lucky to have not one but two castles in our town. Walmer, with its beautiful grounds and gardens was a favourite of the Queen Mother.  Deal…

Our Christmas shopping guide for Deal

As Christmas approaches, the pressure is on to find gifts for the important people in your life. But you don’t have to waste time queuing in traffic going to out of town shopping centres to find great shopping. With a plethora of independent retailers on our doorstep here in Deal, you can shop indie and…

October Half Term – Our guide to halloween in Deal

There’s a host of Halloween happenings going on across the county this October half term. Here’s our pick of them… Betteshanger Country Park Spooky film nights, pumpkin carving, woodland adventures and witches and wizards are all on offer at the park near Deal throughout October half term. There will be a self-led Halloween Trail from…

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