Margate, Kent

Margate Postcard

Margate has every ingredient of a great seaside break, glorious golden sand, cliff top walks, amusements and fun parks, a casino, great restaurants, gardens, museums and a pleasant old town and harbour. Truly something for every taste.

Margate's Local Attractions

The Hornby Visitor Centre will take you on a fascinating journey through the history of Britain's best loved toys, like Hornby Model Railways, Scalextric, Corgi and Airfix Models.

Young and old alike can explore their creative side at Pick 'n Paint a Pot, a pottery painting studio. Choose your blank pottery canvas and add your own patterns, words or pictures, leave to be fired and collect a week later.

Shell Grotto is an amazing 2000ft mosaic of over 4.5 million shells but quite why it is there nobody knows!

Opened in April 2011, the Turner Contemporary features a varied programme of exhibits, check the website for the latest programme.

Walley World is a children's indoor play area, perfect for the kids to let their hair down while you sit back and relax with a drink.

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