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Book a stay in the 'Garden of England' and experience a great weekend city break destination.

Kent is a beautiful, charming and historic county in the South East of Britain.  With cities steeped in fascinating history, cosy seaside towns and beautiful scenery, Kent leaves visitors wishing to return year on year.

Best of Kent breaks for...
  • Culture lovers: Canterbury, famed for its cathedral, is the cultural capital of Kent, where art, culture and history come together to create a great weekend city break destination. A suprise cultural hotspot is Margate, which now has its own 'creative corner' in the old town.
  • History: Kent has an abundance of castles and other historic buildings to visit.  The more popular include Leeds Castle, which is built upon two islands and is set amongst breathtaking grounds. Next on your list may have to be Hever castle, the place of Anne Boleyns childhood, or perhaps Rochester Castle, which is considered one of the best Norman sites in the UK.
  • Families:   Margate is the epitome of an English seaside holiday town, complete with arcades, funfair rides and beach hotels. There is a range of accommodation options, many in perfect seaside locations, so families can really enjoy the fantastic beaches of the town.
  • Free and cheap: As well as the Cathedral, tourist attractions in Canterbury include the Canterbury Tales Museum, which an excellent interactive exhibition depicting the tales written by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century. Visitors to Broadstairs can visit The Dickens House Museum, which is dedicated to all things Dickensian.  It also plays host to Broadstairs Folk Week, a music festival held at venues throughout the town.


    Kent has so much to offer, with plenty to do and see, from the coastal towns of Margate and Broadstairs to the delightful city of Canterbury.  It's worth shopping around to find the best deals for hotels in Kent and you'll find yourself spoilt for choice from the array of city inns, country hotels, boutique hotels and cosy B&Bs.