Margate is one of the UK’s most popular and famous seaside resorts, and attracts huge numbers of visitors each year from all over the UK as well as from overseas. Situated in the south of England in Kent, Margate has much to offers and is the perfect destination for an enjoyable holiday or weekend break any time of the year.

The past and future are perfectly fused together in Margate, and as well as it being a classical seaside town, it is also a very modern one with many wonderful attractions including great galleries, beautiful sandy beaches and a vibrant and enjoyable nightlife.

Margate is the home of reknowned local artist Tracey Emin and also the world famous Turner Contemporary Art Gallery – establishing the town as an important art centre in the UK.

The Old Town of Margate is the classic seaside resort with lovely small shops, quaint tea and coffee shops, candy floss stands and of course fish and chip shops. The Old Town is a very popular location and one that fills with holidaymakers during the summer months.

The proud and impressive history of Margate is as important today as it ever was, and there are signs of the towns historic past all over the region. The town’s Theatre Royal is the second oldest in the UK, and the Tom Thumb Theatre is one of the worlds smallest.

Margate has something for everyone. It is a great destination for fun filled family holidays in the UK and there are many things to keep young visitors occupied so that parents can also relax and enjoy their time here.




Margate is home to some fantastic sandy beaches that are one of the major attractions to visitors to this beautiful seaside town. The entire south-east

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Margate is located on the south east part of Kent and is very easy to reach. There are excellent road and rail networks connecting the

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Below you will find a selection of old photographs featuring scenes from Margate from over 100 years ago. Margate has a long history of being

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