Trust us, there is nothing more restorative than a holiday, a getaway and a break from the ordinary and that’s exactly what we’re offering with our selection of brand-new experiences in Kent. What’s more, as the only UK destination to feature in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2022, Kent’s Heritage Coast, sandy beaches, chalk cliffs and thriving cultural scene, has earned the county the ultimate stamp of approval in travel.
Here in the Garden of England, we’ve got peace, quiet, space, coastal views and, most importantly, peace of mind. With experiences that are all about wellbeing, being out in nature and enjoying the finer things, it’s time to leave behind the cares of the last few months and finally, just relax.
Whether you fancy stretching your legs in our big outdoors, stretching your mind with our learning experiences, or sampling a taste of the true flavours of the county they (rightfully) call the Garden of England, we’re here to inspire, share and help you plan the break you’ve been looking forward to for months!
It’s time to escape the virtual cocoon and get back out into the glorious natural world with our Digital detox getaways. Go hiking, biking, golfing and foraging, get away from the world in your own rural shepherd’s hut, and disconnect with forest bathing and yoga. Because after two years of virtual living, we can’t think of a better place to reconnect with the great outdoors.
Nothing promotes relaxation like the finer things in life. Luxurious stays in castles, spa breaks, designer shopping…trust us when we say, you’ve earned this! Take a look at some of the very best experiences we have to offer, the crème de la crème if you will, and discover the finest welcome our county has to offer.
In the words of Skeeter Davis, “I forgot more than you’ll ever know” – sound familiar? It’s time to recapture those lost memories, re-learn those forgotten skills, and learn a few new ones with our breaks that are all about Making memories! Craft your own jewellery, go bat watching, learn about local wildlife and dabble with art workshops…whatever you choose to pick up, you can guarantee these experiences will add a new string to your bow and maybe even a new favourite hobby to your list.
We’re sure you don’t need us to tell you that our county is rich in history and rich in foodie heritage, so we’ll allow our new experiences to do the talking for us. All we’ll say is that if you take up our invitation to discover The real flavour of Kent, you’ll be in for plenty of tasty treats (cheese-tasting, wine-sampling, bread-making) and a rich cultural break that’s packed with insights into our heritage as the Frontline of England.
Ready to be inspired? Take a look and start planning your retreat to Kent.
Visiting the Garden of England couldn’t be easier by train – just sit back, relax and enjoy the Kent countryside as you travel. Just a short hop on the train and you can explore the beautiful Kent countryside, historic buildings and stunning coastal views.
For low-cost travel around Kent, try Stagecoach’s bus services. Stagecoach makes it easy to get to and from main towns and attractions including the iconic Canterbury Cathedral, blue flag beaches in Thanet, several nature reserves and the historical Dover Castle on the White Cliffs of Dover.
Plan your journey, track your bus in real-time, buy, store and activate tickets all in on one handy app. Search Arriva UK Bus app in your app store which is free to download or visit www.arrivabus.co.uk/app. You can also plan your journey, buy tickets and check out the latest news and offers online at www.arrivabus.co.uk.