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Price and Availability Index Kent
Holiday Letting Price Information in Kent
In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the holiday lettings & cottages in Kent. Kent is more expensive in August (18/08 - 25/08), where prices are on average £126 a night. Kent is cheaper in a week of March (16/03 - 23/03), where prices are on average £94 a night.
Holiday Home Availability Information in Kent
The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals in Kent. In a week of August (18/08 - 25/08), 76% of the holiday homes are booked. Conversely, it is in November (10/11 - 17/11) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.
The weather in Kent
You can see our climate diagram above. On average, the warmest month is August. However, temperatures can go lower than 4° in Kent in February. It may rain 16 days in January while it typically rains only 9 days in March.
Relax in Luxury in your Kent Accommodation
Known as 'The Garden of England', Kent has a wealth of history, countryside vistas, coastal landscapes and adventure activities to take part in when you book your own Kent holiday letting . Kent is a large county in southern England, so hiring a car will enable you to travel its depth and breadth with ease. You can dive into history at Rochester and Chatham's Historic Dockyard in the north of Kent, or you can sail on down to Deal and enjoy this quaint seaside town. You'll find many castles, from Rochester Castle to Maidstone's Leeds Castle, as well as cobbled streets, such as those in the town of Canterbury, made famous in Chaucer's tales. If you're seeking a sporty break, then you can either visit the Brands Hatch Racing Circuit or check out one of Kent's many paintball centres, such as Delta Force or RW Paintball.
Getting to Kent
If you're flying into the UK, the best option is to fly into one of London's main four airports: Luton, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted. It's easy to complete your journey to Kent by train or coach. Trains run regularly from London Victoria, London Bridge and London St Pancras to most destinations throughout Kent. Depending on where in Kent you are travelling to, train times can range between 45 minutes and 2 hours, so it won't be long before you reach your Kent holiday letting . All train stations throughout the county will then have buses and taxis on offer to take you to your Kent holiday home.
Castles, cliffs and the coast in Kent
If history is what you're after, then Kent has plenty to offer with its plethora of castles. Hever Castle comes complete with museum and giant hedge maze and Rochester Castle is one of the country's best preserved Roman forts, where many annual folk festivals are held throughout the year. Leeds Castle in Maidstone is situated in beautiful grounds, perfect for a picnic with all the family, and Upnor Castle gives vast views across the River Medway. There are a variety of Kent holiday lettings available throughout the county, so you can easily book either luxury holiday apartments or more homely self-catering holiday flats at every step of your trip.
If you're more set on exploring the coast, Deal offers a quaint and picturesque town filled with top-notch fish restaurants. If you're looking for a walking destination, Dover also has its famous white cliffs to explore. Take the family for a scenic, gentle hike along the South Foreland Heritage Coast, Dover's main cliff-top walk. If you want to venture from your Kent holiday home to a sandy beach, then take your pick from St Mary's Bay in Broadstairs, Ramsgate, Margate, Dungeness or Sandwich Bay. The weather is ideal during the peak summer months between June and August.
Adventure time with the kids
There's plenty to do with the kids throughout the county, whether you're looking for educational culture or a fun adventure. In Canterbury, you'll not only find the vast and beautiful Canterbury Cathedral, but you'll also discover the small yet colourful museum 'The Canterbury Tales', dedicated to the famous stories of Chaucer. This little treasure brings his stories to life and provides a fun day for the children too. Rochester also has 'Dickens World', a larger than life museum dedicated to Charles Dickens and his immortalised works. For a more adventurous time, try out Groombrige Enchanted Forest, with climbing trees and swinging bridges, or Howletts Wild Animal Park, spanning over 90 acres of ancient parkland and featuring a walk-through lemur paddock. Be sure to book from the selection of family-friendly Kent holiday lettings available, where you can relax after a wild day with the animals!
Folk and river festivals galore
When booking a Kent holiday letting , it is a good idea to consider the time of year and what festivals are on offer. In the North of Kent, Medway is an area steeped in folklore and folk festivals. Here, you'll find the Chimney Sweeps Festival in May, when the streets are filled with morris dancers and folk music. In June there's also the Dickens Festival where characters from the books parade and play out scenes in the streets. May Day is also a huge event in Hastings, on the southern coast, where the annual Green Man festival explodes on the streets in a festive pagan parade. Maidstone's Annual River Festival in July features live music, friendly open BBQs and hundreds of boats coming together on the river for a whole weekend. With so much going on throughout the year, you'll always find something happening just up the street from any of the Kent holiday lettings on offer.
Explore Kent's castles, cathedrals and natural sites
Poised dramatically over the English Channel, Dover Castle is the largest castle in England, dating back to the 11th century. Discover its fascinating history, medieval towers and secret wartime tunnels.
The Hawking Centre
Situated in the heart of the Kent Downs, The Hawking Centre gets you up-close and personal with birds of prey. It offers Falconry Experience Days where you can fly owls, hawks, falcons and vultures.
The seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral is one of the most important religious sites in England. Its cloisters, crypts and stained-glass windows attract visitors from around the world.
The childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Hever Castle is a 13th-century building renowned for its Tudor paintings, historic rooms and charming grounds.
White Cliffs of Dover
The White Cliffs of Dover are a dazzling natural display on the Kent Coast. Take a walk along the cliffs for far-reaching views across the English Channel.
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