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  • Margate

    These days, Margate fizzes with artistic energy. To traditional, holiday-town charms, add a world-class art gallery. To sandy beaches and sparkling bays, add a cool café culture and tempting retro shops. Margate is in the midst of a cultural renaissance. It's exciting, it's energising and you're invited to take part.
    The internationally-acclaimed Turner Contemporary leads the creative charge, brilliantly showcasing historical and ultra-modern work. It’s already brought together pieces by JMW Turner, so famously inspired by Margate's stunning seascapes, and avant-garde local artist Tracey Emin.
    Margate's Old Town rejoices in a funky vibe. Here chic eateries, galleries, vintage shops and chilled-out cafes rub shoulders with traditional seaside delights: candyfloss stands; fish and chip shops; seafood stalls. The reinvigorated Harbour Arm is now home to artists' studios, gallery and stylish spots to eat and drink.
  • Ramsgate

    Ramsgate
  • Broadstairs

    Broadstairs is a coastal town on the Isle of Thanet. About 80 miles (130 km) south-east of London. It is part of the civil parish of Broadstairs and St Peter's, which includes St. Peter's. Situated between Margate and Ramsgate, Broadstairs is one of Thanet's seaside resorts, known as the "Jewel in Thanet's crown". The town's crest motto is Stella Maris ("Star of the Sea"). The name derives from a former flight of steps in the chalk cliff, which led from the sands up to the 11th-century shrine of St Mary on the cliff's summit.
    The town spreads from Haine Road in the west to Kingsgate in the north (named after the landing of King Charles II in 1683) and to Dumpton in the south (named after the yeoman Dudeman who farmed there in the 13th century). The hamlet of Reading (formerly Reden or Redyng) Street was established by Flemish refugees in the 17th century.
  • Crampton Tower Museum

    The Crampton Tower Museum is a fascinating small museum is partly housed in a flint tower adjacent to the Broadstairs Railway Station. The tower formed part of the first Broadstairs public water supply and was put in repair by Thanet District Council.
  • Kingsgate Castle

    Kingsgate Castle on the cliffs above Kingsgate Bay, Broadstairs, Kent was built for Lord Holland (Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland) in the 1760s. The name Kingsgate is related to an incidental landing of Charles II on 30 June 1683 ("gate" referring to a cliff-gap) though other English monarchs have also used this cove, such as George II in 1748. The building was later the residence of John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury. The building has now been converted into 31 flats.
  • Quex Park

    Quex Park

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