If you’re looking to experience the British seaside at it’s finest, then Whitstable is the perfect destination all year round and there are some truly exceptional holiday homes in Whitstable. Located on the Kent coast, just 5 miles from the cathedral city of Canterbury and just over an hour from London, Whitstable is an excellent base from which to escape the pressures of everyday life and to explore the beautiful Kent countryside and a holiday home in Whitstable is the ideal base from which to do so. Choosing to stay in one of the many self-catering seaside holiday homes in Whitstable is a great way to see the town and experience life as one of the locals. There are many different types of holiday homes to rent in Whitstable to suit all tastes and budgets. Whether you are seeking a romantic break away, organising a family holiday or need to accommodate wedding guests for one of the Whitstable wedding venues, there’s a holiday home in Whitstable for everyone!
Whitstable holiday homes
Whitstable holiday homes range from traditional fisherman’s cottages on Whitstable’s famous Island Wall, charming Victorian homes located in the very heart of the town on the doorstep to Whitstable’s restaurants, independent boutiques and beaches. If you want to be close to the waters edge, there are stunning beachfront Whitstable holiday home rentals with stunning sea views. The interiors of many Whitstable holiday homes have been featured in national newspapers and style magazines and many of the pubs and restaurants in the town have been selected as some of the best in the country. Experience one of Whitstable’s famous sunsets that inspired Turner whilst having a drink at the Old Neptune; the only public house in the country that has a beach for a beer garden.
Tip: If you’re having work done on your home, rent a Whitstable holiday home and escape from the builders for a week or longer.
Pet friendly holiday homes in Whitstable
There’s no need to leave your beloved pet behind as there’s plenty of dog friendly holiday homes in Whitstable. Take your pet for long walks along one of Whitstable’s shingle beaches or on the grassy slopes in Tankerton.
Things to do in Whitstable
There are so different many things to do and see in Whitstable. Whitstable is famous for its native oysters which have been collected from beds located beyond the low water mark since Roman times. To mark their importance to the town an annual Whitstable Oyster Festival is held during July which attracts visitors from all over the world and is an important Whitstable event. Experience other things to do in Whitstable including its working harbour with fresh fish market and fish stalls and sample an authentic Whitstable oyster for yourself. Take a sailing trip out on the Greta (although be sure to book well in advance) and visit the sea forts and the Kentish flats wind farm. Take a dip in the sea or if you enjoy water sports, try wind surfing or kite surfing if you’re feeling adventurous. Culture seekers will love the art galleries and experiencing original productions at the Playhouse Theatre.