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Calling all seaside seekers, history hunters and weekend escapers!

Forget your passport this summer and book yourself a spectacular staycation with us instead.

Calling all the seaside seekers… With the wind in your hair and ice cream in hand, spark imagination with a trip to east Kent's thriving coastline. Head to bohemian Whitstable for oysters, shingle beaches and independent shopping or cycle the Crab and Winkle Way for dazzling views and sea air. For a coastal town with bags of character, check out Herne Bay's Victorian bandstand, seafront gardens and enjoy lots of family fun on the pier.

Calling all history hunters… Head to hip yet historic Canterbury for a generous dose of city culture. Wander the winding lanes and cobbled streets, marvel at iconic Canterbury Cathedral, gaze up at those historic buildings from a unique viewing point on the River Stour or delve into this unique city's thriving cultural scene at one of its unmissable summer events.

Summer in Kent is calling, and Southeastern will take you there… Everything we have to offer is within touching distance of London with Southeastern's high-speed rail links. Jump straight into your summer coastal adventure in less than an hour, with multiple ticket offers and deals, including kids travel for £1, travel with Southeastern today!

Make Canterbury, Herne Bay or Whitstable your perfect base for a break with friends or family, we've got everything you could possibly want from a great summer holiday, from action-packed adventures to get-away-from-it-all rural retreats.

So, what are you waiting for?