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  • Cinque Ports Vets in Kent COVID-19 update
Whilst visiting us, we're here to provide you and your pets with the best experience, in the safest way.
Our practices, as always, have extensive hygiene measures in place. We are still encouraging social distancing, face coverings and contactless payments. However, we are very happy to be welcoming you into our consulting rooms and reception areas.
At some of our locations, we are operating with the following additional measures in place:  
  • 1 person per appointment, unless you have children with you
  • limited numbers in waiting rooms
  • if the maximum number of people have been reached in the waiting area, then you will be asked to wait in your cars for your appointment.

Branch waiting room limits:

Hawkhurst – 4 people waiting, 2 people at reception – maximum of 6 people

Rye – 2 paying and 2 waiting, maximum 4 people in waiting area

Lydd – 3 people waiting, 1 people paying – maximum of 4 people

Tenterden –2 people in waiting area, 1 person paying, maximum of 3 people to pay

Kingsnorth – 4 people waiting, 4 people paying/waiting to pay – buzzer system when full – Maximum 8 people in waiting area

Branch updates:

We are currently operating with less staff than normal and as a result will be closed for vet appointments during the below dates. 


Lydd: 2nd,4th,6th,7th,9th,10th,11th,13th,14th,16th,17th,18th,20th,21st,23rd,25th,27th,28th,30th,31st

Hawkhurst: 7th,8th,14th,16th,21st,25th,27th,28th

Rye: 1st,6th,10th,11th,13th,15th,20th,22nd,24th,25th,27th,28th,31st

Tenterden: 3rd,4th,8th,11th,15th,17th,18th,21st,24th,25th,27th,28th,29th

Wye: Everyday

We are, however, open and will continue to deliver our services, nurse appointments are available and you can collect medication and pescriptions.

If you wish to see your vet, please call your local branch, and they will be able to book an appointment at one of our other branches.

Thank you for your continued understanding.

We look forward to seeing you soon.