Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate - Isle of Thanet
Tourist Information Centres
Situated on the southeastern tip of Kent and surrounded by sea on three sides, this destination boasts the longest stretch of coastal chalk in Europe. It's where modern English history began, where JMW Turner praised our skies and where Charles Dickens loved to holiday and found inspiration for his characters
What's on Offer
15 glorious beaches and bays, many with Blue Flag or Quality Coast Awards
Places to Visit
Our top 10 places to visit would be:
A selection of venues host top quality gigs and shows:
Individual shops and galleries alongside high street names with weekly markets held in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. Also Westwood Cross shopping complex and retail park and village high streets.
Excellent selection of places to eat with awarding winning restaurants, seafront cafes and bars, ice cream parlours, country pubs and seafood kiosks.
Recreation & Sport
Cycle the Viking Coastal Trail discovering our coastline and villages, try surfing at Joss Bay Surf School, take a boat trip to see the seals, play a round of golf or even crazy golf. With leisure centres, a skateboarding and climbing centre, walks, tennis, tenpin bowling, horse riding, indoor children's play areas.
Holiday & Activity Centres
Revolution Skatepark and Climbing Centre
Conference & Business Facilities
A variety of venues at larger hotels and some attractions. Contact Visitor Information Centre for further details.
Hotels, traditional seaside guesthouses, B&Bs, self catering flats and fishermen's cottages, along with camping and caravan parks
Good road links with the M2, M20 and M25.
Service from London Victoria and Charing Cross takes between 1 hr 50 mins to 2 hrs. High Speed service from St Pancras International takes 80 minutes.
Transuropa Ferries between Ramsgate and Ostend.
Manston, Kent International Airport is 10 minutes from the resorts. New from April 2013 twice daily flights from an to Schiphol, Amsterdam.