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May half term family breaks

May half-term is just around the corner and with the weather warming up we thought we would get you excited about all the fun activities that are going on in and around Deal. Whether you fancy a long bank holiday weekend away or a longer stay there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained….

Romantic Cottages Available for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day falling on a weekend this year, why not pack your bags for a romantic break away by the sea? Our wonderful selection of self-catering holiday cottages are warm and inviting so perfect for this time of year. Some have wood burning stoves or roll-top baths, or come with mesmorising sea views –…

Christmas Fun and Festivities

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun so we have been busy as elves here at Keepers Cottages to give you the very best places to take family and friends! Leeds Castle Christmas Market – 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th to 23rd December 2015 Leeds Castle hosts the annual Christmas Market on the Cedar Lawn overlooking…

It’s Carnival time

Deal Regatta and Carnival Week organised by the Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Regatta Association is packed full of activities and events for the whole family to enjoy.  It starts tomorrow (Saturday 25 July) with the family-oriented Teddy Bears picnic on Walmer Green at 3.30pm.  Sunday 26 July is action packed with the Deal Tri 10k…

Festival fun

Deal and its neighbouring coastal towns know how to enjoy themselves with an array of festivals taking place this summer. Displaying the best of local, national and international talent these events are designed for all to enjoy. This weekend sees the grand finale of the Deal Festival – Deal’s very own summer festival of the music…

Half Term fun in Kent

February half-term is the first holiday after the Christmas break and is a break welcomed by many. So pack the bags, pile everyone in the car and head off for the week. From rural cottages to cottages by the sea, we have the perfect holiday cottages for your half-term holiday. We have also created a…

The Folkestone Downs

Inspired by Camilla’s post, I thought I would mention another great place for a walk – The Folkestone Downs. Not the most tranquil of places being situated next to two major routes to the continent, but a challenging walk at a place full of interest and some great views if the weather is right. You may…

Great Events in East Kent 2015

 There are so many wonderful events coming up in South East Kent this year and we have picked a few of our favourites, ranging from half term fun for the children; a wonderful Festival of music in Deal; Folkweek in Broadstairs to Oyster Festival in Whitstable and much more….. February Half Term Ideas Dover Castle…

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…

Why I love Deal…

In July 2013, Keepers Cottages was set up to manage and promote holiday accommodation in East Kent, providing a tailored service to people wishing to use their properties as holiday lets. Affiliated to Bright and Bright, and based at the same Victoria Road offices, Keepers Cottages adds to their wealth of property expertise. Managing Director…

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