Half Turn Cottage

Whitstable, Kent
  • 4
  • 2

Tucked away in a quiet mews, yet in the heart of this vibrant seaside town, this cottage is the perfect getaway. The beach is within minutes, and award winning restaurants are on your doorstep.

  • Easy walk to beach but in quiet spot
  • Fresh fish from working harbour
  • Exciting art and music scene

About Half Turn Cottage

Half Turn Cottage is perfectly located to enjoy the delights of this wonderful seaside town. A few yards away are the restaurants, pubs, cafes and independent shops that Whitstable is renowned for. A few more yards and you are on the seafront, with miles of beach to explore.

This self catering holiday home has the added benefit of private parking, and has an array of entertainment on offer, including a vast library of books, DVDs, CDs, and Xbox games. The cottage is ideal for couples or a family holiday. The open plan living space is the perfect place for relaxing and socialising. At the front of the cottage is the private parking space with room to create a sunny seating space.

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"Enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage. Great location, always love Whitstable. Thank you."

Jane & Lilli, Colchester

"Wonderful accommodation, everything we needed & more. Great to be in the centre of Whitstable. Thank you."

Janet & Paul, Slough

"Another great stay in the cottage - great weather and even more walks."

J & P, Winchester

"Lovely stay, very comfortable and cosy."

Spencer-Jacobs Family, London

"Fantastic cottage! Had everything we could hope for (including a piano!)Will definitely come again."

Emma, Nigel & Carys, Staines-Upon-Thames

"Lovely place, would stay again, shame it was only for a couple of days."

Liz & Darren, London

"Great location and well equipped."

Tony & Rosemary, Welwyn

"Lovely stay. Great cottage - so convenient for Whitstable! We hope to be back!"

Paul & Lindsay, Bath

"Another week was enjoyed in Whitstable, cottage great. Hope to return yet again."

Peggy & John, Hampshire

"We love this classy, comfy, cosy cottage by the c side. It's convenient for eateries, centrally located, close to costa, child friendly with car parking, couldn't ask for more! Check out the Alleys and Catman artwork."

Liz, Rob, Scott, Greg & Matthew, Bedfordshire

"Wonderful weekend, brilliant cottage so well equipped. Thank you Emma & Andy for your treat, hope to return."

Andy, Emma & Ella and Peter & Annie, Enfield, Middlesex

"Lovely cottage with a great location for all Whitstable has to offer."

Thompson Family, Lancashire

"It was a pleasure spending time here - and that goes both for Whitstable and the Half Turn Cottage!"

Dorothee & Toby, Germany

"A very well appointed cottage and a great location, so close to the harbour and shops!! Look forward to booking again!"

Rob, Jill & Eirian, West Wales

"Perfect, beautiful cottage, fab location. Thanks."

Teri, Kirsty & Tania, Surrey

"Lovely comfortable cottage, close to beach, harbour shops. Love Whitstable! Thank you."

John & Sally, Dartford, Kent

"Cottage marvellous, very convenient to everything, weather fantastic (very hot)."

Angela & Dennis, Kent

"Whitstable is an amazing place I will never forget and the cottage was fab."

Emma & Sue, Australia

"Our 2nd stay in this cottage, great location and well set up, thanks."

Anonymous, Lancashire

"First time here lovely cottage. Great location, fantastic weather, lots of walking. Thank you."

Lorraine & John, Warwickshire

"Lovely cottage so well equipped for adults and kids! Thank you."

Steph, Mel, Lydia, Florence & Leo, Bexley, Kent

"Thoughtful touches, well maintained. Very hot week, good oysters and lots to do. Thank you."

Joanne, Fred & Davy (years old), Derbyshire

"Beautiful cottage that felt like a home. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay & very grateful for the DVD's, books & Xbox for the rainy days! Thank you!"

David, Claire, Maria, Joshua & Caleb, N. Ireland

"Lovely cottage with lots of things to use!! - Everything we need - thank you."

Evie, London

"Our 6th visit to this comfortable accommodation - enjoyed our stay."

Peggy & John, Winchester

"Good central location for seafood, walks, shopping. Cottage was well equipped & furnished."

Katherine & David, Eastbourne

"A great place, really well equipped for a family. Had a lovely stay visiting family in Whitstable. Many Thanks"

Jonathan, Amanda & Lydia, Lancaster

"Great weather, fantastic food & beautiful walks - we'll be back!"


"Great accommodation with everything we needed - back soon as poss."

Goater, Winchester

"Top notch property, everything we could want. Will be back soon."


"Warm and cosy! Lovely town. Best fish and chips! Thank you."


"We've had a very sunny 5 days here. The cottage is really lovely and a great location. Visited Canterbury, Margate and Horne Bay. Fantastic fish from the harbour and we tried our first oyster! Daniel loved Whitstable Castle playground - great for little ones up to 8 yrs."

Marilyn, Steve & Daniel, Cheshire

"We enjoyed it so much we want to come back."

Carrie, Roger & Ashlee, Australia

"A wonderful weekend to celebrate 60th birthdays - excellent cottage."

Alan & Trish and Cheryl & Charlie, Oxford/London

"We had a lovely time in Whitstable - cottage is lovely thank you. Dining out we would recommend: Pearsons Arms, Oyster Trading Co (across from Pearsons), Samphire. Good pubs/beer: The Neptune (pub on the beach!) & Duke of Cumberland."

Emma & Ian, Leicester

"Had a wonderful two weeks in Whitstable. Lovely restaurants. Look forward to returning."

Albert & Rita, Elmpark

"Thanks for your hospitality. Our first visit to Whitstable and enjoyed the bustle and colour of this energetic town. Great meal at Jo Jos!"

Phi & Penny, Winchester

"Great fun - healthy walks, fresh oysters, a lovely pint of stout at the Cumberland."

Richard, Charlie & Harry

"Another visit to this great accommodation and location."

Peggy and John, Winchester

"V. comfortable & cosy with everything we needed. Great being so near to beach & shops. We'll be back!"

Eden family, Suffolk

"Another great stay with fantastic weather - coming again soon!"

P & J, Winchester

"A fantastic holiday, our first visit to Whitstable. An excellent cottage that suited us very well, great sunsets, good pubs, good atmosphere. We'll be back!"

Nick & Glynis, Hampshire

"Super! Thanks, it was wonderfully comfortable. Thoroughly enjoyable. We will come back."

Pamela & friends, London

"What an unforgettable experience for my 50th birthday. Thank you!"

The Welsh's

"We really loved being here - everything was perfect - the cottage, the toys, Whitstable, the food, the weather....we had a very good time!"

Family Lex & Malt, Austria

"Perfect cottage hideaway for our wedding weekend at Whitstable Castle. Thank you for the champagne and roses - thoughtful of you! The children loved the toys, Xbox and games making our morning stress free. Fantastic service from Hillcross, can't praise them highly enough. Thank you x"

Pete & Bryony

"Lovely property, thanks for a calm & relaxing week"

James, London

"It was a happy return here with excellent weather, superb accommodation. Will return again if possible."

Peggy & John, Winchester

"Another lovely weekend....it's so nice to be back. Really enjoyed my oysters and the sun setting on the beach."

Johnsons, Surrey

"Thank you for a comfortable stay, so handy for the shops! Lovely place - thank you."

Suffolk Girls, Ipswich

"Lovely position, cottage has everything you need. Just LOVE the bubble! (David Brown Delicatessan lovely food)."

The Tucks, Ascot

"A lovely stay once again, good weather, exceptional accommodation and lovely town."

Martin, London

"Great stay again - Good weather and lots of long walks! Exceptional accommodation complete with everything we needed."

P & J, Hampshire

"Thank you so much for a lovely week in your gorgeous cottage. Very much home from home...we love Whitstable, fantastic meal at Wheelers, oysters & moules and frites at the Oyster Company. Can't wait to come back. Can't think of a nicer way to have spent my last week as a 39 year old! Even the rain didn't stop us!"

Johnson's, Surrey

"Excellent cottage in great location. Thank you."

The Whites

"We had two wonderful weeks in Whitstable. Thank you"

Mya, Steph & Daniel, Germany

"Great cottage, great location - Thank you."

Diane & Andrew, Sutton Coldfield

"Lovely stay & great location. Superb condition with everything you could possibly want. Would use again! Thanks."

Kirklands, Wokingham, Berks

"We loved the cottage and it was very cosy and we enjoyed the Xbox and lots more."

Copeman, Norwich

"What a wonderful cottage. Lucky with the weather and got to swim in the sea. We love Whitstable. Thank you."

The Spitzers, Liverpool

"I have had a wonderful week here in Whitstable. The cottage is delightful. Thank you"

Maureen, Seaford, E. Sussex

"Very enjoyable stay in this lovely cottage - de-stressing from work and some peace to be creative! Enjoyed a trip to Margate and pottering around the local area. Thank you."

Gill, London

"We arrived in terrible snow! But what a lovely welcome awaited us! Half Turn was warm, cosy & very welcoming. We have had a fab stay. Just pottering and a few wintry walks with the odd pub stop with our 2 & 1/2 year old. We love Whitstable and now we love this cottage! We will be back."

The Wood Family, Redhill, Surrey

"A lovely relaxing New Year break @ Half Turn Cottage. Very comfortable and well stocked base, ideally located for seafront. Recommend Lobster Shack on beach front - great atmosphere, roaring fire & local fish produce. Pretty high street with lots of trinket shops/boutiques and galleries. Thank you for a great break."

Alison, Ian & Calum, Sidcup, Kent

"Lovely base to spend Christmas thank you! Kids loved the bunk beds & Xbox!"

Alan, Shelley, Daniel & Isobelle, Romsey, Hampshire

"Thank you! A brilliant funny weekend crabbing!"

Michael & Ruth, Isla and Rafe, London

"Great stay - swam twice in the sea, walked to the bay, enjoyed Hewletts & Dover Castle"

Johnson Family, Bristol

"Great cottage for location & comfort. Sea, sand, gardens, great beer & music shops. Perfect."

Sally & John, Bedfordshire

What makes this area
So special...

Visit the nearby fish markets for fresh fish, oysters and shellfish. Music lovers can enjoy a great selection of live musicians in the local pubs and culture seekers will love the art galleries. Lots to do come rain or shine.

Property details

Half Turn Cottage


Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and 1 bathrooms (of which 0 are en suite)

Parking for one car in front of the property.

Ground Floor

Open plan sitting room and kitchen, with 2 sofas and a dining table with 4 chairs.

Kitchen with gas hob/electric oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.

TV with freesat, DVD player, CD player with Bluetooth receiver, radio, xbox console and controllers, a Dyson cool fan.

Lots of books and games plus a bucket and spade, crab bucket and crab line are provided.


First Floor

Master Bedroom (sleeps 2), double bed, wardrobe/drawers, TV and an upright piano

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), bunk beds, chest of drawers

Bathroom with bath and overhead shower, WC and basin


There is a south facing driveway in front of the property for one car, and space for a garden table and chairs.

There is no garden



Central Heating

What you need to know

1 Private car parking space

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