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Holiday Letting Price Information in Whitstable
We analysed price data and summarised them in this graph, which shows holiday letting prices for the next twelve months in Whitstable. Prices during one week in July (06/07 - 13/07) go up to £152 per night, which is the highest average price in the next 12 months. Prices decrease during one week of November (02/11 - 09/11), when average prices are £112.
Holiday Home Availability Information in Whitstable
Check out the graph above to find out how many holiday rentals are available in Whitstable (in %). More people travel to Whitstable during a week in January (25/01 - 01/02). So far, 47% of the Whitstable holiday lettings are occupied this week. Conversely, it is in October (05/10 - 12/10) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.
The Weather in Whitstable
You can see our climate diagram above. During July, maximum temperatures climb above 22°. In contrast, the coolest month is January. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is September.
Explore this seaside town with a holiday home in Whitstable
Whitstable, which is located on the Kent coast, is a small fishing town offering a distinctly relaxed and pleasant feel. From your Whitstable holiday letting you can explore the delights of the harbour, devour some freshly caught fish and discover one the country’s first railways.
If this wasn't enough, there are many outdoor gems such as the grounds at Whitstable Castle, which also serves afternoon tea, while the beach is popular with fishermen and kite flyers alike. Hop on the bus and visit nearby Canterbury to complete your stay in this distinctly English destination.
How to get to your Whitstable holiday letting
Located on the east coast of the county of Kent, your Whitstable holiday letting is easily reached by air, train or car. The closest airport is London Gatwick International. The UK's second biggest airport is served by a plethora of international flights on a daily basis. From the airport, you can take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria where you can transfer onto a train directly to Whitstable. Many trains from Victoria split at Faversham station, so make sure that you're sitting in the correct end of the train. At peak travel times there is also a direct rail service which runs between Whitstable and Canon Street station in London's financial district.
If arriving by car, letting or otherwise, then the A299 will take you directly to your Whitstable holiday letting . Take the M35 and then the M2 to reach the A299. The Stagecoach bus company also serves the nearby towns of Canterbury and Herne Bay.
Restaurants and dining options in Whitstable
When you stay at a Whitstable holiday home, you're going to want to sample some of the delicious local cuisines. Its coastal location means that it's the perfect spot for sampling some fresh, local seafood. The Crab and Winkle restaurant has a stunning harbour side location meaning that the fish couldn't be any fresher. The Whitstable Oyster Fishery Co. is the perfect option for oysters and also offers beach front dining.
The Pearson's Arms, owned by acclaimed chef Richard Phillips, is a great spot for Sunday lunch. They also serve fish and chips, pies and a range of other quintessentially English dishes which are all cooked using local ingredients.
What to see and do on your visit to Whitstable
Whitstable Castle is the primary attraction of the town. Once home to the Pearson family, the name can still be seen around the town, the castle is a wonderful place to spend an exquisite afternoon sipping tea or to relaxing in the grounds. There's also a play park for the youngsters.
The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway was one of the first lines in Britain and opened way back in 1830. The railway is now closed and most of the stations converted, but railway enthusiasts flock to the area to discover the remnants of the early railway.
Due to its coastal location, Whitstable has a strong maritime history. The Whitstable Museum and Gallery not only depicts the local history with a strong focus on the oyster trade which dates back to the Roman era. Whitstable harbour is a popular spot for fishing and makes for a pleasant walk. If you're a fan of the outdoors, then The Swale might be of particular interest. This strip of sea, which is a protected nature reserve, is home to several species of birds including the marsh harrier, the pintail and the Mediterranean gull.
Where to visit when you're staying in a Whitstable holiday home
London is easily accessible from your Whitstable holiday letting , and can be reached easily by train. Enjoy the many galleries and museums such as the British Museum and Tate Modern, as well as more child-friendly attractions such as Madame Tussauds and the London Eye.
If you want to stay a little closer to your Whitstable holiday letting then Canterbury is an excellent choice for a day trip. The main draw of the town is the famous cathedral. The resting place of former kings, the church is the official seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury who is the head of the Church of England in the United Kingdom. Other attractions here include Canterbury Castle and the Royal Art Gallery.
Visitor attractions in Whitstable
Famous for its oysters, the harbour at Whitstable is still home to many working fishing boats. Watch the fishermen land their catch, or have a meal at one of the harbourside restaurants.
Whitstable Castle & Gardens
Dating back to the 18th century, Whitstable's castle has impressive gardens and grounds. Make sure to stop and enjoy one of its delicious traditional afternoon teas.
Whitstable Museum and Gallery
Focusing on maritime history, Whitstable Museum and Gallery explores the development of the town over the years. Highlights include a Victorian fire engine and old diving equipment.
St. Alphege Church
St. Alphege Church is an Anglican place of worship in the centre of town, with regular services and community events throughout the week.
An area of land between the town and sea, Tankerton Slopes has brightly coloured beach huts, winding paths, and lovely sea views across the Thames Estuary.
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