Located in the heart of the West Kent area is the beautiful town of Sevenoaks. A Sevenoaks holiday has a lot to offer all types of travellers. Whether you are looking for the opportunity to indulge in some exciting outdoor activities, learn more about British history or see some beautiful landscapes, A Sevenoaks holiday has it all. A Sevenoaks holiday rental house provides all the comforts of home and acts as the perfect base from which to explore this magnificent town and the surrounding area.
Visitors on a Sevenoaks holiday will find that there is a wealth of activities to be enjoyed. This includes outdoor activities such as cycling, walking, swimming, tennis, golf, football, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing, flying, scuba diving and sailing.
The town of Sevenoaks is also home to a large, beautiful park - Knole Park. Within the grounds is a wonderful 16th century house and its gardens which are periodically open to the public. Other activities and attractions available in the town include the Sevenoaks Museum, which has a range of artefacts relating to the town. This includes a hand-crafted 18th century cricket bat and several souvenirs that belonged to the renowned Penshurst family.
If you can bear to be apart from your Sevenoaks holiday rental house for the day, then it is worth taking the half hour journey to the neighbouring town of Maidstone. This town has played a significant part in British history, having been home to Andrew Broughton, the mayor who declared the death of King Charles I. Notable attractions in the town include the Archbishop's Palace which dates back to the 14th century. Guided tours of this historic building which is now the town's Registry Office are available to the public. Attached to the palace are the Apothecary Gardens which are preserved by Kent Garden Trust.
The warmest months to have a Sevenoaks holiday are June through to September. During these months the temperature can range between 19°C and 31°C. The coldest months are generally December and January when the average daytime temperature is 7°C. The average annual rainfall is 28 inches with most of the precipitation occurring in October, November and December.
Travel to Sevenoaks, Kent Travellers on a Sevenoaks holiday are likely to arrive at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which is approximately 25 miles from the town. Operators offering affordable, regular flights to the area include British Airways, Air Southwest, Flybe and easyJet. Passengers can leave from various other UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), Belfast (BFS), Leeds (LBA), Edinburgh (EDI) and Newquay (NQY).