Coastal jewel Whitstable on the North Kent Coast is rich in smuggling history and today is a top centre for sailing and the famous annual Whitstable Oyster Festival which attracts huge crowds every July. The town oozes charm and character, with Whitstable’s pretty historic harbour home to a popular fish market and acclaimed seafood restaurant, the Crab and Winkle.
Stroll along the waterfront at Whitstable and admire the spectacular views towards the Isle of Sheppey, particularly from a favourite spot of former resident Peter Cushing whose favourite view ‘Cushings View’ is market with a plaque, or head along the enchanting High Street and sample some of Whitstable’s oysters at the legendary Wheelers Oyster bar.
Choose a Whitstable holiday cottage or guest house near the beach and town centre and be close to the station with direct rail links to Canterbury and London, ideal for car free getaways on the Kent Coast. Find a host of fine inns serving Kent’s own Shepherd Neame Ales and bohemian arts centres like the Whitstable Playhouse Theatre on the charming High Street.
Family friendly holiday parks in Whitstable sit close to best beaches around Tankerton and Seasalter and you’ll find a selection of beautiful Grade Listed fisherman’s cottages in Whitstable centre, ideal for a coastal romantic break and just a short stroll from the harbour and the Crab and Winkle restaurant. Browse and book Whitstable accommodation online.