Christmas in Kent is a magical time of year. With festivity around every corner, our serviced apartments are the perfect solution for your stay in the Garden county.
Why choose a serviced apartments this season? For comfortable, affordable and exclusive accommodation in various places in Kent our two and three bedroom properties are fully equipped to take any stress out of the busy festive period. Whether you’re travelling for business, visiting family or simply enjoying a weekend getaway, take advantage of the range of facilities our serviced apartments have on offer.
To kick off the festivity we have rounded up the best Christmas markets and activities for you to enjoy on your trip to Kent.
1, 2, 7, 8 & 9 December
Set in the grounds of historic Rochester Castle, this market boasts a Bavarian food village serving traditional bratwursts, hog roasts and churros. There’s something for everyone. With guaranteed snow fall (a bit of fake snow never hurt anybody), it’s a sure way to get in the festive mood.
Better still, if you haven’t got around to Christmas shopping yet, the various stalls have you got covered. With everything from decorations to handmade and personalized gifts, artisan chocolates to Christmas wreaths you’ll be spoilt for choice.
9 & 16th December
An established and popular yearly event, the Faversham Christmas Markets are a great place to buy locally made produce and gifts. This historic market place is packed with picturesque stalls selling handmade products from gifts to toys, jewellery to pottery. Accompanied by brass bands, carol singers and donkeys, soak up the festivity with friends and family. With a backdrop of festive music and a glass of warm mulled wine in hand, it’s a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
1 & 2nd December, 9 & 10th December, 15 & 16th December
Set on Cedar Lawn overlooking the historic castle this quaint Christmas market has all the festive splendor you could ever desire. With seasonal gifts, toys and festive decorations alongside delicious food and drinks it’s a must for those looking to inject some festive nostalgia into their weekend.
If that wasn’t enough, the Christmas market also boasts a Victorian style carousel and large wheel for fantastic views of the spectacular grounds. With live music from the band each day, why not visit this market from your serviced apartment this season. But, if you’re craving something less busy, check out our other top non-touristy things to do in Maidstone.
So, there you have it, our favourite Christmas markets in Kent this festive season. When booking your ideally located serviced apartment in Kent, be sure to check them out and get in the festive mood. To find your home away from home in Kent, enquire here.