Vacation Rentals in Kent

Vacation Rentals in Kent

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Highlights Kent

  • Oldest county in the southeast of England
  • Eurotunnel connection to France
  • The white rocks of Dover
  • Home of Churchill, Darwin and Dickens
  • Numerous palaces, castles, manor houses and manor houses
  • Eleven nature parks with coniferous forests, swamps, hills and Wadden Sea

Best Vacation Rentals in Kent

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Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Folkestone, Kent Downs
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Folkestone, Kent Downs
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
10.0
(15 reviews)
Embrace the vibrancy of coastal sunsets, the scent of wild fauna across the hills and the tranquillity and peace in this trendy, hotel inspired chalet set high up on the hills overlooking the sea of Dover to Folkestone.With uninterrupted views across the channel take some well-deserved ‘me-time’ with a solo break or whisk your beloved away for a romantic getaway.​Welcome the day with breakfast on the terrace enjoying watching the world slowly waking up. Just a short walk (20 mins) down to the beach, fill your days with seaside air, and great places to eat and drink. For some romantic inspir...
from $189 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Elmsted, Kent Downs
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Elmsted, Kent Downs
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
9.4
(24 reviews)
Explore the Kent countryside and visit many towns from this holiday cottage, including Canterbury, Whitstable, Hythe and Dover. . Ground Floor: Open plan living space.Living area: Freeview TV, DVD PlayerDining area.Kitchen area: Electric Cooker, Combi Microwave/Oven/Grill, Fridge/FreezerBedroom: 2 x Single (3ft) BedsShower Room: Cubicle Shower, Toilet. Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Welcome pack. Washing by arrangement. Lawned garden with garden furniture and barbecue. Balcony. Hot tub. Massage centre on-site (at cost). Private parking for ...
from $92 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Elmsted, Kent Downs
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Elmsted, Kent Downs
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
9.2
(20 reviews)
This barn conversion is an ideal holiday base for a couple who wish to explore the Kent countryside. . Ground Floor: Open plan living space.Living area: Freeview TV, DVD PlayerDining area.Kitchen area: Electric Cooker, Combi Microwave/Oven/Grill, Fridge/FreezerShower Room: Cubicle Shower, ToiletFirst Floor: Bedroom: 2 x Single (3ft) Beds. Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Welcome pack. Washing by arrangement. Lawned garden with garden furniture and barbecue. Balcony. Hot tub. Massage centre on-site (at cost). Private parking for 2 cars. Bike s...
from $97 / night

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    Current Vacation rental prices Kent

    $265for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
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    Current vacation rental availability Kent

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    Holiday cottages in Kent

    Wonderful residences with sea views

    On the edge of nature reserves, in picturesque fishing villages and on first-class beaches, travellers will find relaxing holiday resorts in Kent that combine culture and nature. An apartment or holiday home on the Isle of Sheppey or in the quiet coastal towns of Whitstaple or Birchington will give you a wonderful view of the North Sea. Especially charming are the white cliffs of Dover in the south. Some accommodations offer views as far as the French coast.

    Fabulous domiciles for travel groups

    Numerous hosts let you first-class cottages, lodges, town villas or farms, where you have generous living space, gardens or barbecue areas with your family, school classes or friends. Along the coast you will find a charming holiday home in towns like Shepway or Sandgate. You can spend your free days in seclusion like Fordwich and Throwley or enjoy the vibrant city life in Maidstone and Dover.

    Holidays in Kent

    Location and orientation

    Oldest Province in Great Britain

    About 39 kilometres southeast of central London, the ceremonial county of Kent extends over 3,736 square kilometres in the extreme southeast of England. The largest cities include the capital Maidstone, the port cities Dover and Margate as well as Canterbury and Ashford. The entire region has about 1.7 million inhabitants.

    Surrounding waters and countries

    Kent is bordered to the north and south by the natural water borders of the Thames, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Strait of Dover. Inland, Kent borders on the counties of Greater London, East Sussex and Surrey. France is connected to Kent through the Eurotunnel.

    Medieval bridge and church in Kent
    Medieval bridge and church in Kent

    Things to know

    Historical legacy

    Manor houses, magnificent palaces and castles belong to the breathtaking collection of historical buildings. Cultural travellers will encounter sacred places such as Canterbury Cathedral, walk through medieval alleys where Winston Churchill already strolled or enter mansions such as Charles Darwin's former residence. Visits to the most beautiful fortifications in the country are highly recommended. They include Dover Castle, Leeds Castle, Hever Castle, Rochester Castle and Walmer Castle.

    The Garden of England

    Eleven of the 37 national parks in Kent create a spectacular landscape of hills, coniferous forests, salt marshes, mud flats, swamps and lakes. The green region captivates with regions like the Buckland Lake Reserve, the Oare Marshes Nature Reserve or the Dungeness National Nature Reserve. The colourful gardens of Kent, which present themselves with woods, roses, daffodils, watercourses or rhododendrons, are particularly attractive. A visit to Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Goodnestone Park Gardens or Bedgebury Pinetum is worthwhile.

    In 51 B.C., the Roman general Julius Caesar named today's county the "Land of the Cantiaci" after a Celtic tribe.

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    Nostalgic round trip

    The Kent & East Sussex Railway, Spa Valley Railway, East Kent Railway, Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway take you on a historic journey through time in the restored steam locomotives of the early 20th century. You will pass the fascinating landscape, interesting railway stations and wonderful villages.

    The father of Oliver Twist

    In Broadstairs you can walk in the footsteps of Charles Dickens. The writer, to whom four of his works of world literature belong, has family roots in Kent. The harbour town honours the writer with schools and restaurants and dedicates itself to his life's work in the museum of the same name.

    Majestic Port Facilities

    The county looks back on a legendary past as a defensive and naval power. The royal shipyard in Chatham still exists today. Visitors can visit the 400-year-old dry dock, warships and sailing ships. Other maritime achievements can be found in the Dover Museum.

    Castles and Gardens in Southern England
    Castles and Gardens in Southern England

    FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Kent

    What is the average price for vacation rentals in Kent?

    Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average price of around $261 per night.

    During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Kent?

    ]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Kent are March ($243 the average per night for accommodation), May ($247), and April ($252).

    During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Kent?

    When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Kent, the highest prices are usually found in the month of July (with an average of $289 per night), followed by December ($274), and then January ($269).

    Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Kent?

    If you decide to put Kent on your bucket list, we suggest planning your visit long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 77% of rentals booked the previous year.

    What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

    The most available months are, on average, January (with an availability of 33%), November (32%), and March (32%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

    During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

    The months with the lowest properties available in Kent are, in order, August, July, and June with respective average availability figures of 8%, 12%, and 17%, based on the previous year. During this period, the availability is very low (13%). It is therefore recommended to reserve far in advance.

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