The Keepers Cottages Blog

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

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…

Celebrating 10 years of Keepers Cottages

As we mark 10 years since Camilla Shipton founded Keepers Cottages, we take a trip down memory lane and look back at where Keepers Cottages started and its plans for the future.  What was your inspiration behind Keepers Cottages? It all started when I was running my cleaning business.  I gradually started working with a…

Discover Wine Tours of Kent

Kent is the perfect place for an English wine tour or to taste traditional English ales Kent, also known as the Garden of England, is the perfect place for an English wine tour thanks to its historical importance for growing crops, hops and fruits, Below, we discuss where you can book your wine tasting tour…

Hopping around Kent this Easter with Keepers Cottages

Things to do in Kent this Easter As the evenings are staying lighter for longer,  the lambs are starting to spring in the field, and the chocolate eggs are filling the cupboard, it can only mean one thing… Easter! With the school holidays just around the corner we’ve done the planning for you and have…

Things to do in Kent this Christmas

With nights drawing in, fires being lit and leaves turning golden, it’s time to start planning the perfect Christmas getaway. From colourful landscapes and fairytale castles to enchanting light displays and festive markets, Kent is a true winter wonderland. We’ve put together a list of things to do in Kent this Christmas, so that you…

Things to do this Easter in Kent

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 our top Easter activities for you to enjoy during your stay. Once…

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…

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