Howletts Wild Animal Park, Canterbury

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Howletts Wild Animal Park, Canterbury

Those looking for a bit of adventure will thoroughly enjoy a day at Howletts Wild Animal Park. You’ll find herds of gorillas and elephants, plus an amazing collection of endangered species, all roaming the 90 acres of parkland.

Established as a private zoo in 1957, the park opened to the public in 1976 and is noted for its special care and breeding of endangered species. The park boasts the largest breeding herd of African elephants in the UK and one of the largest breeding groups in the world of the silver-maned lion-tailed macaque monkey. It also has the largest family group of western lowland gorilla in the world.

Create a special experience for your friends or family with a guided tour. Enhance your adventure with Animal Encounters, offering the unique opportunity for an unforgettable behind-the-scenes encounter with gorillas, tigers, rhinos or other primates. Or even try a full Experience Day, available for visitors of all ages, including the Junior Ranger experience for children, the Keeper Academy for teenagers and Keeper for a Day for adults. Fun and excitement for the whole family!

Places to stay near Howletts Wild Animal Park

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Holiday converted chapel in Bridge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Our Tin Chapel is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty within the Kent Downs. Ambient and serene, this is a perfect place to unwind, to imagine and be creative - the light makes for an excellent studio space. Popular with walkers and cyclists the village be  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Canterbury

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
A delightful 17th Century Chocolate box cottage nestled in the picturesque country-side village of Wickhambreaux just outside the historic city of Canterbury. Extensively restored over the past ten years and now providing a unique opportunity for guests to stay in for t  …see more

from £70 / night

£700 - £1530 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday home in Canterbury

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
Stay in the 'smallest town in England' with the smallest town hall, and take a stroll down to the River Stour where in 1424 the stone for building Canterbury cathedral was transported to – now it's just a sleepy hamlet where the river is navigated by pl  …see more

from £49 / night

£338 / week

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from £49 / night

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Canterbury holiday apartment rental

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
excellent place to stay right in the heart of the city lovely clean everything for your stay new bed linin tea coffee all cooking facility's I will meet new guests lovey garden patio with table and chairs children friendly of all ages all transport links minutes away mi  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Wingham-Well

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
New to the market the detached Old Alms House has been sympathetically renovated and extended and now forms a comfortable luxury holiday home. It is in a quiet rural area in a warm sunny location. The Old Alms House is a Grade 2 listed 15th.Century medieval almshouse a  …see more

from £225 / night

£800 - £1950 / week

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from £225 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Wingham-Well

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
The small detached Granary has recently been sympathetically renovated and now forms a comfortable luxury holiday home. It is in a quiet rural area in a warm sunny location. The Granary lies in the grounds of a medieval almshouse and is situated in a pretty valley with  …see more

from £90 / night

£360 - £805 / week

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from £90 / night

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Holiday home in Canterbury

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Plum Tree Cottage B&B features free WiFi access and free private parking. You will find a kettle in the room. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer. Breakfast is included in the price and produce is all locally sourced. Please look at our oth  …see more

from £79 / night

£553 / week

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from £79 / night

23

Holiday home in Canterbury

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A lovingly renovated Victorian terrace situated on Broad Street Canterbury, just outside the cathedral walls of this historic English city and UNESCO world heritage site. It's uniquely central location puts it within 2 minutes walking distance of the many inviting resta  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Cottage accommodation in Bishopsbourne

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Beautiful cottage set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, providing comfortable accommodation with modern fittings, private sunny courtyard with access to the gardens. Excellent walks from the door, village pub serving good food on the doorstep, easy access to the  …see more

from £67 / night

£400 / week

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from £67 / night

(2) Excellent 

10

Holiday home in Canterbury

4 7 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
55 Broad Street is a sixties, terraced house on Canterbury's city wall and is ideal for family holidays or city breaks. It has a fully equipped fitted kitchen, with seating for 8. There are three double and one single bedroom, reception room, and a garden with seat  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

(11) Very Good 

12

Canterbury holiday studio rental

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A brand new and beautifully fitted studio on a new development within easy walking distance of Canterbury City Centre. Access via external staircase to first floor studio. Bright, spacious and modern accommodation comprises large sleeping/lounge area with kitchenette an  …see more

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Holiday cottage in Wingham

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
3 en-suite king size bedrooms (one can be a twin room on request), there is a double sofa bed in the living room.The Grade II listed Old Butchers is exactly that, from the per-Victorian period through to the 1980's. Parts of the house pre-date the 15th century. Man  …see more

from £170 / night

£1250 / week

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from £170 / night

(2) Good 

20

Holiday cottage in Wingham

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
4* Self Catering recently renovated late 1880's Victorian Cottage in a listed square in the centre of the conservation village of Wingham. Fully equipped kitchen/diner, elegant lounge, luxury large family bathroom, two charming bedrooms, pretty garden. The Dog Inn, Th  …see more

from £75 / night

£480 - £650 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Canterbury

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
1 Oast Cottages is a very attractive double fronted cottage directly opposite the village green in a small gated converted development. This holiday cottage offers a good sized sitting room with a lovely woodburner and a pretty dining room with a table to seat at least  …see more

from £80 / night

£350 - £590 / week

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from £80 / night

(11) Very Good 

24

Holiday home in Canterbury

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Arthouse is a Grade II listed former Victorian Fire Station located in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Canterbury. The property comprises of 2 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Large Living Room with double sofa bed, Dining Room, Kitchen, Patio Garden and secure parking f  …see more

from £100 / night

£520 - £850 / week

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from £100 / night

6

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly

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from £125 / night

£875 / week

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from £125 / night

17

Holiday cottage in Canterbury

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
Nat Field's House is a character terraced cottage in the city of Canterbury in Kent and boasts its own private library. The cottage has a magnificent four poster bed and a double room and can sleep four people in two bedrooms. The rest of the cottage is made up of  …see more

from £56 / night

£389 - £734 / week

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from £56 / night

24

Apartment rental in Canterbury

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
The Penthouse Canterbury is set high among the roof tops of Canterbury yet retains complete privacy in its roof top garden. It is a listed city centre apartment in the historic city of Canterbury set behind a gothic facade, with stunning views of the Cathedral and New M  …see more

from £135 / night

£550 - £1670 / week

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from £135 / night

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