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Accommodation for The Open 2011

12.38am 3rd December 2010 - Travel

Have you booked your accommodation for the British Open in 2011 or are you just not sure about the type of place you would like to stay? Mulberry Cottages are experts in finding the ideal self catering property for all your golfing needs and, whether you will be visiting or working, they will help you to find the perfect place to make your stay in East Kent a great success.

As the wife of a golf professional with businesses in East Kent and a home within 15 minutes of Royal St Georges, Julia Sparks is often asked by golf agents and other business contacts about the availability of accommodation for The Golf Open.

East Kent has a limited amount of hotels and guesthouse that are close to the course so traditionally some residents make their homes available to be let for The Golf Open. It was a natural progression for Julia to start an agency letting houses for the Open when it came to Royal St Georges in Sandwich.

Julia has organised accommodation for the Opens of 1993, 2003 and now 2011 and personally inspects every property listed. This time, she has viewed over 300 properties and has taken on over 170.

For the 2011 Open Julia teamed up with Mulberry Cottages who specialise in holiday lettings. They are offering a high standard of self catering holiday properties available for the duration of The Golf Open 2011 9th- 18th July.  With a wide variety of houses and cottages ranging from £600 (sleeping 2/4) to £50,000 (sleeping 32 with pool and helicopter pad) and everything in between including wonderful seafront and city houses and apartments to charming country and town cottages.

The advice is to organise your accommodation as early as possible to avoid disappointment as the houses close to Royal St Georges Golf Club are naturally very popular.

With their local knowledge and connections, Mulberry Cottages will be able to help you to find the ideal property or properties for your golfing stay. It’s just a question of letting them know your requirements.

Visit the website at to see a great selection of golf properties or contact Julia directly with accommodation requests

For those visitors who want to take time out and play golf at one of the surrounding golf courses, Royal Cinque Ports in Deal and Prince’s; both Open qualifying courses, are on the doorstep.

Mulberry Cottages will help to organise tee times during your stay and are the only agents able to offer you preferential rates at a number of the courses within easy reach. Call the office and ask to speak to the Golf Co-ordinator, Tina Yates, on 01233 813087, or email requirements to

Anyone who wishes to visit the area and preview some houses can do so by prior arrangement.

Mulberry Cottages

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