Canterbury cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country and coastal cottage to rent in Canterbury

Canterbury is famed for its Cathedral and vibrant city centre. Located nearly 7 miles or 11km from the nearest beach at Whitstable, making Canterbury the perfect touring base for a cottage holiday in Kent.

The market town has winding cobbled streets and stunning gothic & roman architecture that lies next to the River Great Stour. A great way to see Canterbury is by punt, taking in it's medieval past during the day or a spooky trip at night.

At a glance...
Restaurants 20+
Guided Tours
City walks
Fabulous beaches
Family friendly
Car recommended
Nearest beach (12kms)
Local airport Gatwick (40km)
Nearest train station Canterbury (SE)

Things to see and do in Canterbury

Canterbury and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, beautiful coastline and rolling countryside to explore. RSPB Blean Woods Nature Reserve has a 40km circular woodland walk or cycle routes or for something a little quieter, try a spot of birdwatching.

A few suggestions...
Fabulous beaches at Whitstable
Explore the impressive Canterbury Catherdral
Chartham Hatch Play Park
Take a punt on the Great Stour
Visit one of the local Vineyards for a taste tour
Bars & restaurants


Canterbury has something to offer everyone. From a city break to a seaside holiday, Canterbury has it all for couples, get togethers and families wanting a cottage holiday that offers everything home from home in the garden of England.