See and Do at Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate
On the Isle of Thanet find year-round appeal and endless attractions
Breathtaking sandy beaches, eclectic attractions, creative cultural hubs. Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate deliver them all, just 75 minutes (to Ramsgate) from London by high speed train.
Artists, writers and musicians have long been inspired by this almost-island. Today the acclaimed Turner Contemporary has spearheaded a revitalised arts scene. While the bold, brilliant regeneration of the Dreamland theme park signals Thanet’s new-found love affair with retro charm.
Ramsgate’s architecture brings together the Italianate Glasshouse and buildings designed by pioneering Victorian architect Augustus Pugin – The Grange and St Augustine’s Church. Discover the unique Ramsgate Tunnels and Micro Museum
Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate are ideal for a romantic break or family-friendly stay. Miles of coastline shelters a string of secluded, unspoilt sandy bays, chalk cliffs and the closest surf beaches to the capital.
Heritage is tangible here – spot evidence of the first Saxons, early Christians, Georgian and Victorian architects, WWII and seaside kitsch. In the Isle of Thanet a vibrant present comes with a rich past.
Go on a journey of discovery with a series of digital interpretation plaques across the area. Learn about some of Thanet’s unique stories, rich heritage and secrets at key locations around the Thanet coast.
Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and let the beautiful Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate help you to release the tension, relax, unwind and breathe. Discover more of what is available in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate with our 'Insider's Guide Film'