Things to do in Kent this Easter

Phoebe Shipton  ·  29th February 2024

As the vibrant hues of Spring add warmth to the “Garden of England,” Easter comes around with celebrations and exciting festivities. The upcoming bank holiday weekend is the perfect opportunity to delve into the enchanting landscapes and communities of Kent. Here’s our curated list of top-notch events and activities awaiting you in Kent this Easter.

Easter Egg Hunts:

No Easter is complete without the thrill of a traditional egg hunt. Venture outdoors with the kids and explore National Trust properties, where flowered gardens and majestic castles set the stage for an unforgettable quest. In Sevenoaks, follow the Bunny Trail, browsing through the town, discovering local businesses, and earning a certificate or a delightful treat at the journey’s end.

Festivals and Events:

Indulge your desire for festivity with a choice of local events and festivals during the bank holiday weekend. The Broadstairs Food Festival promises a vibrant experience filled with craft beers, artisan goods, and culinary delights. Meanwhile, Hever Castle hosts a mini festival, offering crafts and dinosaur exploration—a perfect outing for the little ones.

Embrace the Outdoors:

Bask in the long-awaited Spring sunshine by exploring the picturesque outdoor spaces Kent has to offer. From charming parks to cyclist-friendly forests, there’s ample opportunity for walks and wildlife spotting. Bettershanger Park, with its family-friendly amenities, beckons for adventure, offering a park, bike rentals, and enchanting woodlands. For a seaside retreat, there’s delightful town such as Deal, boasting bars, restaurants, and an iconic pier perfect for a leisurely stroll.

Foodie Delights:

Savor the culinary treasures of Kent with pubs and restaurants featuring special menus over the bank holiday weekend. For a memorable experience, the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is hosting an Easter Sunday lunch, allowing you to enjoy a meal with the stunning backdrop of Canterbury Cathedral.

Make it a Holiday

To fully embrace the bank holiday weekend with the family, consider staying in one of our wonderful homes. Whether you prefer the proximity to events and festivities or seek a tranquil retreat in your own cottage, explore our exclusive range of Easter Cottages to find the perfect stay for an unforgettable bank holiday weekend. 

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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