Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. August is the warmest month in Kent with average maximum temperatures of 69°. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Kent, with temperatures going under 39° The rainiest month is January while the driest month is May.
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Best Vacation Home Deals in Kent
Find a vacation rental fitting your needs among the 9,071 unique rentals from 32 vacation rental websites in Kent. By directly analyzing these properties, HomeToGo highlights the best deals and the most popular accommodations in Kent.
Recommended Vacation Rentals in Kent
Find your perfect vacation rental in Kent: from $62 per night
Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi
Vacation homes and cottages with a garden
Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
Popular Rental Amenities in Kent
Accommodations can be filtered based on various criteria. Above, you can see the number of properties that offer a specific amenity in Kent. Many accommodations in Kent include "internet" or "TVs," which makes it a great destination if you need internet access during your vacation or you want to tune out with some TV time. Three amenities that are not often provided are "hot tubs," "saunas," and "pools."
Price and Availability Index in Kent
Vacation Rental Price Information in Kent
The price graph will give you the nightly price average for the upcoming months of the year. in Kent, prices can go up to $295 (7/30 - 8/6). The cheapest week is in January (1/7 - 1/14). Prices fall to an average of $133 per night.
Rental Availability Information in Kent
Check how busy Kent is with our availability graph. Be careful if you plan to go to Kent in February, as it comprises the busiest week of the next 12 months (2/12 - 2/19). It is easier to find a rental in a week of September (9/3 - 9/10), as only 13% of the accommodations are booked.
The Weather in Kent
7-Day Weather Forecast in Kent
Accommodations for your vacation in Kent
Users who are looking for hotel rooms in Kent will have plenty of different options, as they are the most frequent accommodation option in this destination. Additionally, the average nightly cost of hotel rooms there is $170, and the average size is 250 ft². Furthermore, this category of property is great for couples and small groups, as the majority of hotel rooms can welcome groups of 3. If you are searching for another type of accommodation, you can search many other available options, such as house rentals, which are the second most typical type of accommodation in Kent. These accommodations cost $312 a night on average and have an average size of 1,440 ft².
Relax in Luxury at a Kent Vacation Rental
Known as 'The Garden of England', Kent has a wealth of history, countryside vistas, coastal landscapes and adventure activities to take part in when you book your own Kent vacation rental. Kent is a large county in southern England, so hiring a car will enable you to travel its depth and breadth with ease. You can dive into history at Rochester and Chatham's Historic Dockyard in the north of Kent, or you can sail on down to Deal and enjoy this quaint seaside town. You'll find many castles, from Rochester Castle to Maidstone's Leeds Castle, as well as cobbled streets, such as those in the town of Canterbury, made famous in Chaucer's tales. If you're seeking a sporty break, then you can either visit the Brands Hatch Racing Circuit or check out one of Kent's many paintball centres, such as Delta Force or RW Paintball.
Getting to Kent
If you're flying into the UK, the best option is to fly into one of London's main four airports: Luton, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted. It's easy to complete your journey to Kent by train or coach. Trains run regularly from London Victoria, London Bridge and London St Pancras to most destinations throughout Kent. Depending on where in Kent you are traveling to, train times can range between 45 minutes and 2 hours, so it won't be long before you reach your Kent vacation rental. All train stations throughout the county will then have buses and taxis on offer to take you to your Kent vacation home.
Castles, cliffs and the coast in Kent
If history is what you're after, then Kent has plenty to offer with its plethora of castles. Hever Castle comes complete with museum and giant hedge maze and Rochester Castle is one of the country's best preserved Roman forts, where many annual folk festivals are held throughout the year. Leeds Castle in Maidstone is situated in beautiful grounds, perfect for a picnic with all the family, and Upnor Castle gives vast views across the River Medway. There are a variety of Kent vacation rentals available throughout the county, so you can easily book either luxury vacation apartments or more homely self-catering vacation flats at every step of your trip.
If you're more set on exploring the coast, Deal offers a quaint and picturesque town filled with top-notch fish restaurants. If you're looking for a walking destination, Dover also has its famous white cliffs to explore. Take the family for a scenic, gentle hike along the South Foreland Heritage Coast, Dover's main cliff-top walk. If you want to venture from your Kent vacation home to a sandy beach, then take your pick from St Mary's Bay in Broadstairs, Ramsgate, Margate, Dungeness or Sandwich Bay. The weather is ideal during the peak summer months between June and August.
Adventure time with the kids
There's plenty to do with the kids throughout the county, whether you're looking for educational culture or a fun adventure. In Canterbury, you'll not only find the vast and beautiful Canterbury Cathedral, but you'll also discover the small yet colourful museum 'The Canterbury Tales', dedicated to the famous stories of Chaucer. This little treasure brings his stories to life and provides a fun day for the children too. Rochester also has 'Dickens World', a larger than life museum dedicated to Charles Dickens and his immortalised works. For a more adventurous time, try out Groombrige Enchanted Forest, with climbing trees and swinging bridges, or Howletts Wild Animal Park, spanning over 90 acres of ancient parkland and featuring a walk-through lemur paddock. Be sure to book from the selection of family-friendly Kent vacation rentals available, where you can relax after a wild day with the animals!
Folk and river festivals galore
When booking a Kent vacation rental, it is a good idea to consider the time of year and what festivals are on offer. In the North of Kent, Medway is an area steeped in folklore and folk festivals. Here, you'll find the Chimney Sweeps Festival in May, when the streets are filled with morris dancers and folk music. In June there's also the Dickens Festival where characters from the books parade and play out scenes in the streets. May Day is also a huge event in Hastings, on the southern coast, where the annual Green Man festival explodes on the streets in a festive pagan parade. Maidstone's Annual River Festival in July features live music, friendly open BBQs and hundreds of boats coming together on the river for a whole weekend. With so much going on throughout the year, you'll always find something happening just up the street from any of the Kent vacation rentals on offer.
Explore Kent's castles, cathedrals and natural sites
Poised dramatically over the English Channel, Dover Castle is the largest castle in England, dating back to the 11th century. Discover its fascinating history, medieval towers and secret wartime tunnels.
The Hawking Center
Situated in the heart of the Kent Downs, The Hawking Center gets you up-close and personal with birds of prey. It offers Falconry Experience Days where you can fly owls, hawks, falcons and vultures.
The seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral is one of the most important religious sites in England. Its cloisters, crypts and stained-glass windows attract visitors from around the world.
The childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Hever Castle is a 13th-century building renowned for its Tudor paintings, historic rooms and charming grounds.
White Cliffs of Dover
The White Cliffs of Dover are a dazzling natural display on the Kent Coast. Take a walk along the cliffs for far-reaching views across the English Channel.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Kent?
The average nightly price for vacation rentals in Kent is $62.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in Kent?
There are currently 9,071 vacation homes in Kent to browse and book for your next trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Kent?
The most popular amenities for home rentals in Kent include accommodations that have: internet, TVs, and yards.
How many vacation rentals are in Kent?
Discover 9,071 vacation rentals available to book in Kent.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Kent?
If traveling with a dog in Kent, 8% of vacation rentals allow pets.
What's the best time of year to travel to Kent?
August and July are typically the warmest months in Kent with temperatures around 69 °F. February and January in Kent are the coldest, with 39 °F on average.
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