Bleak House Broadstairs
Bleak House, former home of Charles Dickens, offers you a chance to see, wine 'n' dine and stay in this famous Victorian house. With prestigious rooms and fabulous sea views, this exciting venue is an absolute gem.It is close to local restaurants, bars and alehouses plus the beautiful beach at Viking Bay.
Bleak House offers luxury bed and breakfast style accommodation that few hotels can equal. Sumptuous bedrooms with deluxe bathrooms, a huge welcoming reception room and beautiful enclosed private gardens. Full English breakfasts are included. A three bedroom apartment catering for up to six guests is also available.
A superb venue for all special occasions: Weddings, parties, corporate events etc. Bleak House is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and can cater for 80 guests inside or up to 200 in the luxury marquee.
Exclusive dining in a romantic setting - Enjoy eating in the unique atmosphere of Bleak House. Be it an evening dinner or Sunday lunch, excellent cuisine is guaranteed.Afternoon Tea is served in the Charles Dickens Lounge which overlooks the gardens. In this room Dickens described himself as "having eaten a strong lunch after walking a dozen miles or so..."
Daily tours include a visit to Dickens study, where he wrote his famous novel 'David Copperfield'. You will also see the Smuggling Museum located in the cellars with exhibits rescued from an eighteenth century wreck that was uncovered when sands shifted in Viking Bay in the early 1970's