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Bloom Stays: Pick a Beautiful Retreat Straight from the Garden of England!

3 May 2023

“An oasis of cheerfulness, amongst a desert of dull”, Bloom Stays was founded and run by holiday experts Rowena and Nicky, to showcase some of the loveliest retreats in their beloved Kent – otherwise known as the Garden of England.

However, their exacting standards mean not every retreat makes the cut! Not only must a Bloom Stays property be utterly unique and gorgeous, but the owner must also be committed to making your stay a delightful and nurturing experience.

We at Host Unusual are proud to feature a stunning bouquet of Bloom Stays, including Pebbles – a serene beach retreat for two in Kent, with views all the way across to France!

For slightly larger groups, Lark Rise is perfect: a luxurious haven that comes complete with a hot tub and a spacious movie area with smart screen TV, mere moments away from the impossibly scenic, dog-friendly beach at Camber Sands.

Then there’s the romantically unspoilt Fog Signal Building; featured in Kent Life as the perfect setting for a ‘mini-moon’ on the windswept, wildlife-rich shingle beach at Dungeness.

We’ve got many more blossoming Kent retreats from Bloom Stays to show you… each one hand-picked with exceptional care.

Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: Fog Signal Building, Dungeness

Lark Rise

Camber Sands, East Sussex, England
A large, laid-back and luxurious family retreat with cinema room and hot tub, mere moments away from the dog-friendly beach at Camber Sands.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
From
£1,620 (7 nts)

Fog Signal Building

Dungeness, Kent, England
A romantically unspoilt building steeped in historic charm, set on the wildly windswept Dungeness coast.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£654 (2 nts)

The Coastguard Lookout

Dungeness, Kent, England
Arguably one of the most fabulously positioned places to stay in the UK, offering some of the most unique accommodation you'll ever find, Coastguard Lookout is definitely one for your radar.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 5
From
£658 (2 nts)

El Ray

Dungeness, Kent, England
Designer beachside style (not to mention an original 19th century railway carriage) stunningly set along the Dungeness shingle-scape.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£956 (2 nts)

The Pump Station

Dungeness, Kent, England
A unique Dungeness beach house featured in a host of style magazines, rich in wartime history and surrounded by wildlife.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 8
From
£870 (2 nts)

Great Higham Barn

Doddington, Kent, England
This breathtaking barn conversion is set in the Garden of England, ideal for large family reunions or grand group breaks.
Bedrooms: 7
Sleeps: 18 (+8)
From
£1,695 (2nts)

Pebbles

Sandgate, Kent, England
The perfect romantic hideaway, in the form of a cosy studio lodge set along a beautiful Kent beach, with views all the way to France.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£245 (2 nts)

Radar

Dungeness, Kent, England
A wildly romantic escape for two, set on the Dungeness Nature Reserve and looking out across miles of wildlife, beach and open sky.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£660 (2 nts)

North Vat

Dungeness, Kent, England
A former Dungeness fisherman's cottage, architecturally re-imagined as an award-winning, light-filled black timber retreat with 360-degree views of the nature-steeped shingle beach.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
From
£780 (2 nts)

West Cottage

Dungeness, Kent, England
A stylish, dog-friendly retreat at the foot of a former lighthouse, rich in historic tales and mesmerisingly positioned in atmospheric, wildlife-steeped Dungeness.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£770 (2 nts)

The Dunes

Camber, Sussex, England
A light-filled, sociable family beach house with a relaxed open-plan style, dog-friendly and perfectly set within one minute's walk from the golden beach at Camber Sands.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
From
£728 (2 nts)

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