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

Phoebe Shipton  ·  22nd December 2020

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 the Historical City of Canterbury offering bustling highstreets and culture, surrounded by beautiful quaint villages if you’re up for exploring the countryside. It’s just a short trip down to some of the South East’s renowned beaches, and there’s also fantastic transport links if you’re looking for a base to go off and explore London or even France for a day.

Planning out your Summer 2021 holiday in Kent saves you all the trouble of last-minute booking, ensuring you get your pick of places and dates to plan the perfect holiday for you and your loved ones. With international travel industries still likely to be in recovery through at least the next year, booking a holiday here in the UK will offer you some peace of mind and removes all the hassle. Give yourself something to look forward to for the year ahead.

To help you plan your Summer 2021 getaway, we’ve rounded up some of the events going on around the county so you can plan your trip to Kent early. We can help you find out all the best things to do in Kent.|

Leeds Castle, Kent on a Misty Summer Morning

Summer at The Leeds Castle Concert
10th July 2021

A local favourite for the past 41 years, the Leeds Castle Concert is an annual event designed to showcase the renowned Leeds Castle. Steeped in history, the Kent attraction acts as the backdrop for an evening of food, fireworks and live music from the Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dr John Rigby who will also act as the evening’s host. Always a fantastic evening out for all the family- the party we all need after 2020.

Kent’s Summer Festival – Hi Tide
3rd & 4th July 2021

Create a new summer tradition by attending the first ever Hi Tide festival at Dreamland in Margate. The vintage theme park has been high on the list of things to do in Margate since reopening a few years ago, and Hi tide is already shaping up to be a great event. The first Hi Tide will be headlined by Fat Boy Slim and Madness, with many big supporting names also announced. What could get us though the cold Winter months better than looking forward to a Weekend festival by the Sea?

Sandwich Golf Open 2021 in Summer Kent

Summer in Kent at the Sandwich Golf Open
11th to 18th July 2021

The only large professional golf tournament held in the UK is coming to the small Kentish town of Sandwich where the festivities will be hosted at Royal St George’s. This is your opportunity to witness a large sporting event up close and personal, and take a holiday to a beautiful part of Kent at the same time. We have many holiday cottages on offer to accommodate small and large groups on a golf expedition.

Marlowe Theatre in Summer at Canterbury, Kent

9 to 5 the Musical at the Marlowe
15-19th June 2021

Musical theatre is something that has definitely been missed during 2020, and a trip to the Marlowe Theatre has always been one of the best things to do in Canterbury. A grand and glitzy performance is a perfect night out for family and friends, and Country Queen Dolly Parton’s hit show on at the Marlowe is a guaranteed great night out. Book your tickets now and come and stumble out of bed at a Keepers Cottage Holiday Home for a night on the town with Dolly 2021.

Of course, there is a chance we will still be experiencing lockdowns next year and that some of these events details may change. The beauty of staying in a Keepers Cottage Holiday let is that whether you can go out and explore or not. You’ll be staying in a gorgeous property with the people you love – so, no, it’s not too early to book for Summer 2021!

About Phoebe Shipton

Having studied Marketing at University of Manchester, Phoebe joined the family business in 2020 as Head of Marketing and Operations. Phoebe is focused on making Keepers Cottages stand out, as well as ensuring the bookings flood in!

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