Destination guide

The friendly city of Whitstable awaits you

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Whitstable. This welcoming city is known for its bars, golfing and windsurfing. Canterbury Cathedral and St. Martin's Church are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Whitstable

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Whitstable a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dreamland (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Royal St George's Golf Club (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Club (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Boughton Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Howletts Wild Animal Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Faversham Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Whitstable

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Whitstable

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Whitstable has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Whitstable. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitstable Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Tankerton Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Herne Bay Central Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Westgate Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Herne Bay East Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Whitstable

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 14.3 mi (23 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is 20.7 mi (33.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Whitstable Station or Whitstable Chestfield and Swalecliffe Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Whitstable?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 405 holiday rentals near Whitstable. From 245 Houses to 77 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Whitstable for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Whitstable?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Whitstable. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whitstable Harbour: 1,022 holiday rentals
  • Playhouse Theatre Whitstable: 1,042 holiday rentals
  • Whitstable Station: 1,018 holiday rentals
  • Whitstable Beach: 1,030 holiday rentals
  • Duncan Down: 1,097 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Whitstable listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Whitstable?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 245 Houses in Whitstable. Our other popular types of Whitstable holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 77 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 9 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 77 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Whitstable?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Whitstable. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.