Deal, it’s the gem of the south-east. We might be biased, but it’s one of the prettiest towns in Kent, with an unspoiled beach, award winning high street and plenty of history to discover, you have everything you could possibly need all in one place. From gentle cycles along Deal’s seafront, to long country walks in the Kent Downs, you have the best of both worlds, right on your doorstep. Easily accessible, you can get to Deal via a direct train from London St Pancras in just 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The best thing about Deal is that there really is something to do for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a quiet weekend strolling the highstreet popping into Wills & Yates, and stopping at The Lane for afternoon tea, then you can. Equally, Deal is steeped in history which isn’t to be missed. Deal Castle was Built by the order of King Henry VIII as part of a chain of coastal defences, it’s one of the finest Tudor artillery castles in England.
Deal Pier Kitchen serves up the finest breakfast in the area. From healthier options of overnight oats to the more indulgent choice of lobster and crayfish benedict, this one is tough to resist.
With exceptional local seafood this isn’t your typical pub. Everything is made fresh to order with specials such as game pies and fresh fish caught just off the Kent coastline, which you can spot from your table.
Located just a two minute stroll from the Deal shingled beach is The Rose. With a menu packed with seaside gems and vegetable wonders, The Rose offers elegant dining with beautifully plated foods, ideal for a Deal date night or some light bites between friends. From the traditional pub decor to the ecentric art on the walls The Rose takes traditional flavours and creates something magical.
This seaside essential has been voted TripAdvisors Travellers Choice 2022 and the proof is in the pudding (or batter). Ask for your food to be put into a takeaway box and enjoy while sitting on the pebbles of Deal seafront.
Unlimited tea or coffee with Afternoon Tea? There is also something for everyone with vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options such as vegan schnitzel and guacamole sliders and Lotus biscoff brookies.
Solley’s Parlour & Farm Located on Solleys farm there are plenty of activities for all ages - from a maize maze to tractor rides and why not finish the day off with a local ice cream.
Named one of the best Thai restaurants in Deal, Bangkok Pavilion offers authentic Thai cuisine right in the heart of Deal on the High Street. Enjoy a traditional Pad Thai Koong or a Goong Preow Warn, your taste buds won’t be disappointed.
Perfectly positioned along the Kent coast is our sky blue sanctuary, The Boatman’s Reading Rooms. Located in Deal, right on the seafront, this holiday home offers the best of both worlds. Whether you’re looking for an autumnal trip with nature walks and cosy nooks, or a seaside retreat with fish and chips at sunset, this is your place.
The house is located within the New Forest National Park. Thorns Beach, is tucked away at the southern end of the New Forest yet across the road from the beaches of Park Shore – the best of both worlds. Lymington with its excellent independent shops and Beaulieu with the renowned motor museum are both within 15 minutes drive. The area has wonderful walks and trails across the woodland and heathland of the National Park and lots of small lanes to cycle through, you can hire bikes locally, please see our website for more details.
Moorings is a wonderful, beautifully presented family home in the heart of Aldeburgh, 5 minutes walk from the beach and the excellent independent shops the town is renowned for. The house is well equipped, very comfortable with a light and airy feel. There are good comfy mattresses and lots of space for all with both a small and large sitting room. It was described as a 'hug' of a house by a guest. The garden is south facing so lovely and sunny with bbq, outside bath, table and chairs for 10-11 people.