Rainy Day

For days when the Great British weather lets you down

Some days the sun just doesn’t shine but don’t let that put you off from heading to the coast, there’s still plenty to do. Visit the Shell Grotto and discover underground passages decorated with millions of shells; explore Charles Dickens’ connections to Broadstairs, see a fascinating collection of African and Asian items collected by Major Powell-Cotton or admire contemporary and historic art at Turner Contemporary

Below is a list of 10 ideas of what you can do on a rainy day in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

Powell-Cotton Museum,Quex House and Gardens

The Powell-Cotton Museum is arguably one of the most unique and fascinating private collections in the UK. The world class collection consists of 19th century natural history from Africa and Asia, presenting the diversity of the natural world through the finest taxidermy set in stunning scenes of African and Asian wildlife landscapes.

Our collection also includes oriental fine arts and porcelain, antique furniture, ceramics, weaponry and local archaeology. The...

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