About one and a half hours away from London by road and rail is the historic city of Canterbury, a popular cottage holiday destination in Kent. Here can be found the historic seat of the Archbishop and the Church of England. With its magnificent Cathedral and ancient Medieval city walls, Canterbury offers a wealth of historical and cultural sites to visit. Travellers have been coming to Canterbury and telling their tales since Chaucer's time. There are some lovely cottages in Canterbury and the surrounding area, in which to enjoy a cottage break.
Cottages in Canterbury itself tend to be converted terraced houses, giving a real 'urban cottage' feel. There are numerous old fashioned 'country' pubs and the lovely Dane John public gardens to escape from the hustle and bustle of the town centre. Some almost semi-rural cottages in Canterbury can be found in the back streets and out of town areas like St Stephens, with its village green and Tyler hill with the University campus providing some spectacular walks and views of the city.
Alongside the urban and semi-rural cottages in Canterbury itself, there are also large and medium sized Canterbury cottages in surrounding villages, all with public and private transport links. Cottages in Canterbury come with beautiful private gardens and cottages in the surrounding area of Canterbury are all in idyllic locations and have lots of rustic charm.
Popular Canterbury cottage destinations are: cottages in Wickambreaux, which have the water meadows and bluebell woods. Cottages in Shottenden have countryside views, as do cottages in Swarling and cottages in Crundale. Stylish cottages with mod cons retaining their historic original oak beam features can be found in Chilham, Wye and Littlebourne. These cottages are all within a 10 mile radius of Canterbury. Other towns in Kent are easily accessible by road or rail from Canterbury and surrounding villages. Come and enjoy a cottage holiday break in Canterbury or a nearby village.
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