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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…

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…

Lovely article from our holiday guest

One of our guests recently wrote a blog post about Deal after staying with us. It received a fantastic response on social media so we have re-posted here for our other guests to read, with Cate’s permission of course! Delightful Deal January 4, 2015 by Cate Burren I think that the British seaside is a…

Kent Christmas Fairs, Carols & Meet Father Christmas

Christmas is around the corner and there is so much to do and see along the Kent Coast.  Why not wrap the family up and come and visit  Father Christmas, go to a Kent Christmas Fair or listen to some Carols at Canterbury Catherdral. We have been busy here at Keepers Cottages to find you…

Music and Art in the heart of Deal this week

Good Morning from Keeper’s very own local artist, Maria Carleton, I am writing to tell you all about the exciting weekend ahead in downtown Deal that kicks off on FRIDAY 27th June.  Deal and Walmer is a slice of paradise when you want/need/should have a break in one of Keepers many selective individual cottages/houses/apartments. Deal…

Don’t miss the wonderful Deal Music Festival 27th June – 6 July 2014

The beautiful and historic surroundings of Deal, Sandwich and Dover within England’s south coast are the backdrop to an annual Festival that celebrates great classical and contemporary music from some of the world’s finest music-makers, as well as literature, theatre, opera, cinema, dance and the visual arts. There is so much to enjoy in Deal,…

Top 5 Autumn Walks in Kent

Top 5 Autumnal Walks in Kent This is a fabulous time of year to get out into the Countryside and enjoy the beautiful Autumnal Colours which are changing on a daily basis. Many of the woodlands in the South East of England have a rich heritage with some being used as hunting grounds for royals and…

Half Term and Halloween Events

What’s on in East Kent in October half term? Dover Castle – as half term coincides with Halloween this year the castle is holding a Haunted Castle event .  Suitable for families the question is are you ready to take on one of the most haunted castles in Kent?  Activities include Children’s Halloween Costume competitions, creating…

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