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Which luxury, local stay is for you?

Family-friendly, doggie-in-tow or experience-based? Going away with the gang or romantic break? Whatever your holiday preference Bloom Stays have it covered with their selection of local and luxurious self-catering accommodation.

To save you hours of googling – and the risk of disappointment – the team at Bloom Stays have sourced the very best in show for you, with 90 hand-picked destinations, all sitting in striking parts of Kent. Read on to discover how they are the perfect choice for all your holiday home needs – and for details of how you can win an escape of your own!


With so many gorgeous coastal locations right here in Kent, why waste your previous time in the car travelling (when you could be enjoying your first G&T on the terrace)? Think gorgeous holiday homes with stunning views overlooking the sea in Sandgate, Sandwich, Folkestone and Dungeness – for starters.

SPOTLIGHT ON… West Cottage, Dungeness

West Cottage


Whether it’s a big family get-together or you’re off on a girls’ weekender – look no further for your hand-picked selection of holiday homes that are perfect for larger groups. A friendly get-together or a super-special milestone needs a super-special place to be – check out their selection of Celebration Houses – all big enough so everyone can come along.

SPOTLIGHT ON… Old Harrow Barn, Egerton, Ashford

Old Harrow Barn


Book with Bloom Stays and you can add an ‘experience’ or ‘up-skilling’ element to your break away. If it’s catering solutions – like meal deliveries, waiter-service dinner parties or a tablescaping experience from Beyond The Table (pictured above) – you got it! Fancy a pamper treatment, yoga or fitness session for your girlie weekend? No problemo!

What about a hamper of local food and drink delivered to your door? Or someone to host a pop-up cocktail bar, or your own cocktail box? Maybe you need some birthday balloons or flowers? Or you want to treat yourself and order a hot tub to your holiday home? Or try something new – like Laughter Yoga (yup, it’s a thing). So long as you make your request in advance Nicky and Rowena love to marry up your requests with a local business who shares their values and delivers something extra special to you.

SPOTLIGHT ON… The Old Post Office, Dargate

The Old Post Office


Fancy a break that gets you away from it all, in a stunning rural setting, far from the madding crowds (although near enough if you want to visit the local sights…)? Check out the gorgeous rural retreats on offer through Bloom Stays – plus their brand new shepherd huts in Egerton.

SPOTLIGHT ON… Take Time Shepherd’s Hut, Egerton

Take Time Shepherd’s Huts


Fancy a break à deux? ‘Course you do! Grab your other half, and explore the Kent or East Sussex coastline – or what about a cultural break in the city of Canterbury? You can find a selection of gorgeous two bed properties, all in a few clicks. To pass the Bloom Stays bar of excellence, the house must be lovely – but so must the setting. Book yourself a baby-sitter pronto!

SPOTLIGHT ON… Wheelwrights Cottage, Staplecross

Wheelwrights Cottage


Check out these hound-picked (hehe) houses that are perfect for you to bring your four-legged best friend along and where your pooch will fit right at home. Our dog friendly houses feature fenced gardens, walks on the doorstep, beds, blankets and perfect places to rest up in front of when your best friend is dog-tired. So take a walkie this way for some properly perfect four-paw houses…

SPOTLIGHT ON… Old Cherry Barn, Faversham

Old Cherry Barn


Looking for a last minute Half Term break? Or on the search for luxury, local self-catering accommodation during the school holidays? Bloom Stays keep their website updating with properties that offer last minute availability. As experienced travel experts the team know all the added extras essential to making your family time as magical as possible.

SPOTLIGHT ON… Yew Tree Farm, Charing

Yew Tree Farm

1 comment on “Which luxury, local stay is for you?”

  • Shelby Barton June 10, 2022

    I love the look of the Old Harrow Barn, it really looks idyllic and beautiful
    I work with children in a nursery and spend a lot of time taking care of their needs so it would beyond amazing to pamper myself and to get some time with my boyfriend he is an hours drive away from me.
    Having a get away would mean the absolute world to me, I’m always organising things for my family and friends.


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