Autumn in Kent

Why Kent is the best location for an autumn break

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…

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…

Getting Active in Kent

As the nights draw in and the days become grey it gets harder to spend time outdoors having fun. We have some ideas to combat cabin fever and help you to stay active in the Autumn weeks. Take a look at our tips on how to enjoy the best of the great outdoors. Take a…

Enjoying Autumn in Kent

Darker evenings, crisp air and fiery skies, Autumn is one of the best seasons to visit Kent. Book yourself in for an autumnal retreat at one of our luxury cottages. Here are just a few of the ways you can enjoy the season here, to whet your appetite and help you plan your trip.  …

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…

Why book your holiday in Deal with Keepers Cottages?

We’re the perfect choice for a family holiday Our properties can provide you with the perfect stay for you and your family. You’ll be within reach of fun days out, trips to the beach, plenty of restaurants and lots adventures. Take a trip to Betteshanger country park where you can rent bikes and explore their…

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…

Remember remember the 5th of November

Bonfire night is just 5 sleeps away and here are the best firework displays near Deal.   Deal Warden House School in Deal has their annual firework display on Saturday November 5th at 7.15pm. Entry is from 5.30pm. Advance tickets (available from the school): adults £5; children £4; pre-school children £1. Entry on the gate is…

Dog friendly holiday cottages in Deal

Why not book you and your dog a break by the sea where you can spend quality time on the beach together, exploring our beautiful countryside and relaxing in one of our many dog friendly pubs. Here’s a few of our dog friendly holiday cottages in Deal. Rogue’s Cottage, Deal Rogue’s Cottage, Deal is a…

My top walks in Kent

Keepers Cottages owner Camilla Shipton writes about some of her favourite places to walk in East Kent. With Christmas well and truly over you might have been suffering from post festive blues. I like to shake them off by wrapping up warm and enjoying a walk often with my dog, Molly, I’m lucky because in…

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