About Us.

Kent Cottage Holidays is owned and managed by Michelle and Chris Whalley.

      Michelle has lived in Whitstable all her life, the former owner of The Harbour Bakery and now works full time as a Finance Manager in Maidstone. Michelle has a very good knowledge of Whitstable and the surrounding area. She deals with all bookings, enquiries and the quality assurance aspect of all the properties.

A warm welcome to Kent Cottage Holidays.

Our mission

Our aim at Kent cottage Holidays is to continue our success in providing excellent

holidays and short breaks to all our new and returning guests.

Continue to create exciting new properties and projects  

Continue to support charities close to our hearts  incl;

CHECT organisation

The childrens eye cancer trust


And  the RSPCA

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Chris originally from Canterbury devotes his time to being on call to all of our valued guests to ensure that their stay with us is nothing less than perfect.He has 20 yrs experience with General Building, Including Design / Planning, Steel fabrication, Carpentry and  plumbing skills. Chris has a good knowledge of Canterbury and the surrounding area.

If you have a property that you think would suit a Luxury Holiday home we can help you maximise its potential.

If you would like any further information, please call us on 07739850975 or email Michelle@kentcottageholidays.com

Kent Cottage Holidays was formed in May 2008 with just one property Honey Cottage.

Honey Cottage proved to be a very popular choice for people looking for a short break home from home stay with that little bit of luxury thrown in. As the Cottage became more and more popular, planning permission was sought in August 2008 for a Lodge to be added to the land at the back of Honey Cottage. Having both the Lodge and the Cottage on the same site would enable larger families to holiday together whist retaining their own privacy; we also recognised the need to have a property that was disabled accessible and a property that was pet friendly. This proved to be more of a lengthy process and challenge than we anticipated. In July 2009 Sunset Loft was refurbished to meet the ever increasing demand for a short break holidays and to offer something closer to the seaside. Finally the planning for Honey Lodge was granted and work began in the September 2009. Honey Lodge was hand built by Chris and was completed in May 2010 and has been extremely popular offering something a little bit special. In October 2011 we gained planning permission for our latest addition, a 1 bedroom tree house designed by Chris. During the past few years we have achieved a four STAR Gold rating with English tourist board, top review count 2011 Trip Advisor, "Rated Exellent" award trip advisor, a member of Britain's finest, November 2011 we become a member of Produced in kent, now we provide local products within our welcome packs.

In 2012 {Nov}  we have finished the tree house and has already proven very popular with bookings from all round the world.


For further information or to speak to Zoe or Michelle

Tel: 07843847378 or 07739850975

Email: michelle@kentcottageholidays.com

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