Where to stay around Kent?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,594 holiday lettings near Kent. From 761 Houses to 457 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kent for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kent?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kent. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Whitstable: 355 holiday homes
  • Broadstairs: 357 holiday homes
  • Canterbury: 997 holiday homes
  • Camber Sands: 555 holiday homes
  • Deal: 405 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kent! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kent?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kent with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Whitstable: 355 holiday lettings
  • Broadstairs: 357 holiday lettings
  • Canterbury: 997 holiday lettings
  • Deal: 405 holiday lettings
  • Margate: 364 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kent?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Kent are:

  • Lydd Airport (LYX): 1,034 self catering accommodations
  • Manston Airport (MSE): 821 self catering accommodations
  • Rochester Airport (RCS): 487 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Kent?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Kent. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kent Life: 626 holiday rentals
  • South of England Rare Breeds Centre: 1,398 holiday rentals
  • Whitstable Beach: 906 holiday rentals
  • Walmer Beach: 765 holiday rentals
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve: 1,163 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kent listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore the beachside setting in Kent

Enjoy the area's cathedral, history and museums with a rental holiday home in Kent. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and beaches. Take in top local attractions such as Leeds Castle and Canterbury Cathedral. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Sightseeing in and around Kent

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Kent a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Royal St George's Golf Club (28 mi / 45 km)
  • Dreamland (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)
  • Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Ashford Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Faversham Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Kent

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kent

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kent. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • White Horse Wood Country Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Brogdale Collections (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Vinters Valley Nature Reserve (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Mote Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Oare Gunpowder Works County Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Brenchley Gardens (10 mi / 16.1 km)