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Insta Isle – 9 unmissable picture perfect spots to capture

Our coastline isn’t just a feast for your eyes and a balm for your soul – it’s the picture perfect place to practice those photography skills. Check out our top nine spots across Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and our villages to fill your Instagram feed with breathtaking shots, sure to FOMO-induce your followers and make your friends Insta-ntly envious.

Sunrise at Ramsgate Royal Harbour

Sunrise at Ramsgate Royal Harbour

Walk on the Isle side of Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

May is National Walking Month so what better excuse to start getting out and about in the open air and explore Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. 

FestivIsle Vibes

With longer days, more daylight hours and warmer weather, it’s time to get your music juices flowing and your foot tapping at the coast! 

Dreamland at Night

Dreamland at Night

Spring forward on the Isle

With the warmest February on record, we’ve already got a spring in our step, and no doubt you have too, so here’s how you can welcome in the new season in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

Fall in love with the Isle of Thanet this Valentine’s

If you’re looking to fill your day/weekend/week with love this Valentine’s (and any time), then the Isle has it in abundance…

Ready, Steady…Half Term

Across the Isle of Thanet (Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate), we’ve got all the ingredients for you to cook up great days out with the whole family this February

The Gruffalo

Be invigorated by the Isle this New Year

Are you flagging after festive indulgences? The Isle of Thanet is just the place to help you spring into the New Year feeling refreshed and invigorated. Let a coastal retreat to Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate help you to restore the balance.

Cycling at Minnis Bay

The Isle’s 12 Christmas Experiences

Inspired by ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’ carol, we’ve come up with our very own 12 great ideas for things to see, do and enjoy around Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate this festive period. Unique Santa experiences, festive fayres, funtastic pantos, coastal adventures with a twist – take a look and make your festive time even more magical!

Ramsgate Harbour Illuminations

Thanet and the First World War

11th November 2018 marks 100 years since the First World War ended. In commemoration, we thought we’d share the Isle of Thanet’s Great War connections and the extraordinary role that the Isle and its people played between 1914 and 1918

Food and drink on the Isle of Thanet

This month we thought we would share with you why the Isle of Thanet is a great foodie destination and give you a taster of the mouth-watering experiences you can enjoy here

Broadstairs Food Festival

7 Unbelievable photos of Thanet

Believe us- they’re real. Tropical plants, clear water and outrageously beautiful sunsets?! Yes- we have all this and more. We’ve picked some outstanding images we think you’ll love, and some even look like they could be far, far away! Don’t forget to share your own pics with us using the hashtag #visitthanet

Margate Main Sands, courtesy of MegOfMargate (

10 picnic spots in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

What’s better than a picnic? Probably a buffet!….But an outdoor spread is a spring/summer must-do activity! From parks covered in lush greenery to sandy nooks at Blue Flag beaches, there’s some great places to tuck into something tasty….(and please remember to dispose or recycle your litter!)

Relaxing on Margate Steps

Relaxing on Margate Steps

Tea with a view, Dumpton Gap, Broadstairs.

Tea with a view, Dumpton Gap, Broadstairs.

10+ things to do this February Half Term

January is finally over, (the month felt like a whole year to us!) celebrate by getting out and exploring this Half Term… Here’s a few of our suggestions

GEEK at Dreamland Margate

Winter in Margate, Broadstairs & Ramsgate

Inspired by Craft and Travel’s blog on daytripping to Dreamland in Winter we thought we’d share some of our favourite pics and must-do’s for the chilly season! Make sure you check out her blog all about visiting the park in the winter here….Okay, onto some other suggestions….

Craft and Travel- Visit to Dreamland in Winter