Dubbed the Garden of England, Kent makes for a great last-minute holiday destination for friends, families, couples and even solo explorers with their four-legged friends in tow. Easily accessible, this county boasts stunning coastlines, award-winning beaches and delightful seaside towns just a few minutes away. There are also quaint market towns and bundles of things to do just a short stroll from the likes of Leeds Castle, Dover Castle and Canterbury Cathedral. Whether a romantic getaway or a trip with friends and family, there’s plenty to do.
Plus, with a large selection of self-catering cottages, from oast houses and converted farm buildings to beach huts and great holiday properties, whatever the occasion, you’re sure to find accommodation that suits. Even if you're planning something at late notice. Think holiday cottages in Kent within walking distance of Kent Downs National Park, family friendly pads with swimming pools, sea views and hot tubs, and large party houses with enclosed gardens, games rooms and private bar areas - ideal for a short break or longer trip.
At Last Minute Cottages, we have everything from late availability deals on newly renovated holiday cottages to Kent cottages that are romantic boltholes. In fact, we offer thousands of last-minute holiday homes in one place. Our team knows each area like the back of their hands too and can recommend some of the best places to go, and attractions to add to your list so all you have to think about is getting the suitcase out of the attic.
Best things to do in Kent
Known as the Garden of England, with treasures like Camber Sands and the White Cliffs of Dover, you'll be spoilt for choice and have easy access to many of this beautiful county's gems.
- Kent Downs
- Hever Castle and Gardens
- The Pantiles
- Tankerton Beach
- Port Lympne Reserve
Best locations near Kent
Home to countryside, city escapes and coastal delights, as well as areas of outstanding natural beauty, Kent is jam-packed with places to go and things to see. In fact, there’s a reason that visitors continue to flock here every single year to stay in one of our Kent holiday cottages.