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Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate


Type:Towns & Villages

The Droit House, Stone Pier, Margate, Kent, CT9 1JD

Tel: +44 (0)1843 577577

Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate


Lying on the southeastern coast of Kent, the Isle of Thanet, encompassing the popular seaside resorts of Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate, is the perfect place to get away and explore.

Cycle the 32-mile Viking Coastal Trail, visit our attractions or enjoy a day on one of our 15 glorious award-winning sandy beaches.

Margate, a timeless seaside resort where traditional seaside fun and entertainment sits happily alongside modern offerings. Visit the Turner Contemporary art gallery hosting the Turner Prize 2019 this autumn and vibrant Old Town’s shops, galleries and restaurants. Investigate the mysterious Shell Grotto, enjoy the rides at Dreamland, take in a show at one of the theatres or go underground this Summer at the reopened Margate Caves.

Broadstairs, the quintessential seaside town, full of charm and atmosphere. Its unspoilt harbour is reminiscent of bygone times, with a clifftop promenade, winding lanes, hidden cobbled squares and fishermen’s cottages. It is clear why Charles Dickens’ loved the town. Choose from the towns seven sandy beaches and bays and array of cafes, bars and restaurants.

Ramsgate, home to the only ‘Royal’ Harbour in the country, with its sparkling marina, offers a continental atmosphere of seafront bars and restaurants. Visit The Grange, the house designed, built and lived in by architect Augustus Pugin, take a boat trip to see seals or go underground at the Ramsgate Tunnels

Discover more about the area on our blog or watch this short video



Map & Directions

Road Directions


Excellent road links to the area by M26, M25, M20, M2 and A299 providing easy links from London and the South East.

Public Transport Directions

Train services between London Victoria (1 hour 50 minutes) and Charing Cross (2 hours) and High Speed from St Pancras International, London (80 minutes) and National Express run from London Victoria (90 minutes).

What's Nearby

  1. Turner Contemporary

    Turner Contemporary is a visual arts organisation, based in Margate that celebrates JMW…

    0.09 miles away
  2. Tudor House

    Grade II listed building built in 1525 as a yeoman farmer’s house. Restored in 1951, 86%…

    0.11 miles away
  3. Margate Museum

    Margate Museum is opened by a group of volunteers called the Friends of Margate Museum…

    0.12 miles away
  1. Winter Gardens Margate

    Opened on August 3rd 1911 by the Mayor of Margate. Providing Hospitality and Leisure…

    0.17 miles away
  2. Westbrook Bay

    This is a great family beach with a sandy bay with a small section of sand at high tide.

    0.21 miles away
  3. Shell Grotto

    The Shell Grotto is one of the world's most mysterious places: a series of underground…

    0.36 miles away
  4. Margate Main Sands

    This timeless beach with tidal pool, children’s rides and amusement arcades offer…

    0.45 miles away
  5. Walpole Bay

    Walpole Bay is ideal for investigating fascinating rock and tidal pools.

    0.87 miles away
  6. St Mildred's Bay

    A beautiful cliff lined sandy bay with promenade and tidal pool.

    1.94 miles away
  7. West Bay Beach

    A completely tidal bay, with a long stretch of sand when the tide is out.

    2.3 miles away
  8. Botany Bay

    This hidden gem offers stunning views of white cliffs and beautiful chalk stacks.

    2.3 miles away
  9. North Foreland Golf Club

    North Foreland Golf Club offers seaside golf at its best: with views of the sea from…

    2.42 miles away
  10. Kingsgate Bay

    Some of the best examples of sea caves in the country can be found here.

    2.54 miles away
  11. Joss Bay

    A surfer’s paradise, this popular 200-metre long bay is known as the best surfing beach…

    2.84 miles away
  12. Crampton Tower Museum

    The Crampton Tower Museum is a fascinating small museum is partly housed in a flint tower…

    3.04 miles away
  13. Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Trust

    The Memorial Museum permanently houses splendid examples of two iconic British fighter…

    3.17 miles away
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