Thanet Visitor Information Centre, Margate
Thanet Visitor Information Centre, Margate

Visitor Information Services

Come and see us

The Thanet Visitor Information Centre is located next to the Turner Contemporary gallery at:

The Droit House, Stone Pier, Margate, CT9 1JD - Open 5 days a week (Wednesday - Sunday) 10am - 5pm

There are two volunteer run information centres in neighbouring Broadstairs and Ramsgate:

Broadstairs Information Kiosk, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, CT10 1AN (Seasonal)

Ramsgate Information Centre, The Customs House, Harbour Parade, CT11 8LP

Get in touch
(01843) 577577 

How we can help...

Our Visitor Information Centre serves the whole of the Thanet area. We can give you visitor information about Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and the surrounding villages. We also hold information about attractions in Kent, London and the South East.

The range of services include:
• Searching and booking Quality Graded Accommodation for your stay
• Booking your tickets for National Express and Coach Day Trips
• Offering local information on events, attractions, activities, transport
• Selling a range of souvenirs, including those produced or designed in Thanet and Kent
• Booking tickets to local theatres and performance venues
• Selling radar keys, parking tickets and tide timetables
• Providing a large range of maps, visitor guides, brochures, local and regional leaflets
• Ordering service for out of area brochures and guides 

Thanet Visitor Information Centre Access Statement (click here to view)
Droit House has a side entrance with ramp and automatic door, making it accessible to disabled persons and those with prams.

  • Meeting Room & Function Room for hire Toggle accordion content

    ‘The Drum’ meeting space at Droit House is the ideal location for meetings, training facilities and private events. The flexible and multi-purpose space can accommodate up to 40 people theatre style or up to 15 people for a boardroom style meeting. It can also be used to accommodate presentations or a unique event.
    For more information on our rates or if you like to make a booking, please call 01843 577577 or email

  • Other Information Providers Toggle accordion content

    In Broadstairs, on the promenade, you can visit the information kiosk. There is also another kiosk located at the Lillyput Mini Golf which holds a range of local leaflets.

    In Ramsgate, visit The Customs House, which provides literature about the area

  • Tourist Information Point Boards Toggle accordion content

    Across the towns we have 26 blue tourist information points containing posters on events that are taking place in the coming weeks and general information on the area. Please supply posters 4-6 weeks before your event for consideration 

  • Visitor Ambassadors Toggle accordion content

    Look out for one of our Ambassadors who are active tourism champions of the area to help you have an excellent experience whilst in the area. They can help with information on places to visit, location of car parks, details of events happening and our beaches.

  • Key Information Points Toggle accordion content

    Visitors' Maps and a selection of other information are available for you to pick up at a range of different attractions in the area, including hotels and guest houses, restaurants, and cafes, train stations and harbour offices.

  • Winners of the GOLD Award for ' Visitor Information Provider of the Year' at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016
  • Silver Winners in the 'Visitor Information Service of the Year' category at the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2015
  • Winners of the Bronze Award for ''Visitor Information Provider of the Year' at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013
  • Winners of the 'Tourist Information Service of the Year' in the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2013
  • Commended Pride in Thanet Tourism Award 'Team of the Year' 2015