The Keepers Cottages Blog

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

2021 Staycation | Cottage Breaks

Planning ahead for a cottage break on the Kent Coast next year? Look no further. We have put together some of our favourite self-catering spots along the Kent Coast. If you were lucky enough to have a staycation this summer, you’ll know that cottage breaks were a sell out when the government relaxed restrictions on UK cottage…

Summer in Kent – is it too early to book your holiday cottage?

Things are looking up for 2021 after a difficult year, and it’s finally time to start looking ahead to next Summer and planning for the perfect Kentish getaway by securing your stay at one of our beautiful Kent Holiday Cottages. The perfect spot for a UK staycation, Kent has everything you could possibly want, with…

Can I still book a holiday cottage for Christmas?

If you are looking for a Christmas holiday cottage in Kent in general, or one of the Kent Coast gems in locations such as Deal, Walmer, Kingsdown, Whitstable or Sandwich, rest assured that you are in the right place! However, we also understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up a multitude of questions about…

Covid: Rule of 6 and how it will affect your holiday cottage booking

The government has just announced that, with effect from the 14th September 2020, there are new rules on the permissible size of groups allowed to gather in England. So how will these new rules affect you and any booking for a holiday cottage in Kent you have already made? Or were perhaps thinking about booking?…

The best coffee shops and restaurants in Deal, Kent

The team at Keeper’s Cottages all live locally and as such, live and breathe the best that Deal and the surrounding Kent coastline has to offer on a daily basis. Not only do they know every single holiday cottage they rent inside and out, but they are also brilliantly placed to recommend everything from the…

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…

Book your October half term break now in Kent!

As we approach the end of the summer of 2020, we pause for a minute to reflect on what has been one of the most unprecedented periods of our lives! In March, we were all locked down by the global Coronavirus pandemic (and pockets of the UK still remain locked down). And then once this…

Keepers Cottages thanks NHS workers with free holiday cottage stay

Keepers Cottages thanks NHS workers with free holiday cottage stay on the Kent coast Leading Kent holiday cottage agency, Keepers Cottages, has recognised the hard work and dedication of NHS workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, by offering three free stays in a holiday cottage on the Kent coast by way of a thank you. Competition…

Changes to holiday cottage cleaning following Covid-19

Arriving to find your chosen holiday cottage absolutely sparkling clean has always been a top priority for Deal based holiday letting agency, Keepers Cottages. As the number one holiday rental firm in Deal, Keepers Cottages has a hard earned reputation for making sure that guests’ expectations are consistently exceeded. So following the global pandemic of…

Blue Flag beaches to visit in Kent in 2020

Here at Keepers Cottages, we love a beach and in our opinion, there’s very little that beats looking out to sea from the wonderful Kent coast. You could say that we’re slightly biased, given our location in the coastal town of Deal, right next to the sea! But if the next holiday you book in…

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