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Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable, England Your Home Away From Home

If you are looking for a getaway that offers the chance to relax with the sounds of the sea, take in British history and culture or over-indulge in adrenalin-pumping activities, then a Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable holiday is perfect for you. A Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable holiday rental apartment will offer spectacular views of the sea and the rolling countryside as well as providing all of the comforts of home. The small towns of Whitstable and Herne Bay are perfect for those wishing to relax and indulge in a variety of outdoor pursuits. The city of Canterbury is steeped in history and is a great place to explore whatever your age.

Things to Do in Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable, England

A Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable holiday is bursting with things to do, both indoors and out. Both Herne Bay and Whitstable have their own wonderful beaches which are perfect for sunbathing or indulging in watersports such as water skiing, fishing, sailing, jet skiing, surfing and swimming. There are numerous other activities available in the area to make your holiday one to remember in the form of horse riding, rock climbing, tennis, golf, cycling, hiking, paragliding, paintball, quad biking and archery.

The town of Herne Bay also has its own museum and art gallery. The museum features many exhibits including a prototype of the bouncing bomb that was used by The Dambusters as well as finds from a nearby Roman fort. The town of Whitstable also has its own museum and art gallery, which features a lot about the seafaring history of the coastal town and art reflecting the wildlife of the surrounding coastal area.

The historic city of Canterbury is home to many attractions including the Canterbury Cathedral, The Roman Museum and St. Augustine's Abbey. One item that is a must-do in Canterbury is The Canterbury Tales, a step back in time to Medieval Britain. Visitors will enjoy the impressive reconstructions and finding out what life was really like at this time in British history.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable, England

If you can prise yourself away from the comforts of your Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable holiday rental apartment then you will find that there are many great things to see and do in the surrounding area. Approximately half an hour away from the area is the town of Sandwich, which is steeped in history and has a unique charm. The town is home to the Guildhall Museum, which incorporates the old court room of the old building and information relating to the past of the town. Also worth a visit in Sandwich is the Rare Species Conservation Centre. This attraction is very small but it is jam-packed with subtropical gardens and interesting animal species.

Weather in Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable, England

If you are considering having a Herne Bay & Whitstable holiday rental cottage then you will be pleased to hear that you can expect to experience warm summers and cool winters. The daytime temperature during the summer months averages at 20°C. The warmest months to have a Herne Bay & Whitstable holiday is usually July and August. Visitors can expect an average daytime temperature of 8°C during the winter months. The area experiences approximately 3 inches of rain per month during the wettest months which are October, November and December.

Travel to Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable, England

Travellers on a Herne Bay & Whitstable holiday can arrive at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which is approximately 1 and a half hours away from the area. Airlines offering cheap travel from other parts of the UK include easyJet, British Airways, Air Southwest and Flybe. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Belfast (BFS), Glasgow (GLA), Leeds (LBA), Edinburgh (EDI) and Newcastle(NCL).

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Clean, tidy and very well equipped.

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When we arrived and saw shop front we were a little bit apprehensive , but as soon as we went in it had the WOW factor. The apartment has been finished to high standards , and there are so many things that make it special. The location is brilliant just a street away to sea front and everything that you need else where. There are many places to visit near by, lovely coastal walks, places to eat etc. Whitstable has kept cosy and inviting and we will return there again.
  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

Location, location, location!!!

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If a rural setting with 20 minutes from everywhere is your aim, then you can't beat this place. 3 miles from Canterbury with all its supermarkets, 1 mile from the pubs at Fordwich and 10 meters from a bunch of funny cows who wait patiently everyday for their feed. The house is on a working farm and in August the farmer tends to his duties from 7 to 7:30am and the cows give a right mooing when he's there but I had the bedroom nearest the cow stall and I wasn't disturbed by the goings on. The house is much better appointed than any of the photos show, which perhaps show a rustic feel but the house is nicely furnished with a simple quality which is in keeping with the farm environment. The kitchen is ideal and we had no issues cooking dinner for 8 people almost every night. I would go back in a heartbeat. Downsides? Really churlish to point any out. Intenet is slow in accordance with the country setting, so don't expect to watch streamed video. There were a few flies in the attic bedrooms but what else would you expect in the country. Rural == rural, so don't expect a swimming pool ;-) Plenty of things to do in East Kent and I would recommend Dover Castle, the beach at Deal, Howletts Safari Park and of course the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, but that's because I'm a rail nut :-)) Clare and her daughter are welcoming and helpful, so don't hestitate to post a questions to them upfront. Cakes on arrival :-)))
  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017