Margate has long been a fun destination, with Londoners, for around 250 years. This seaside resort is located in Kent's Isle of Thanet. It recently received a facelift and is now home to a selection of trendy cafés, boutique stores, restaurants and art galleries. Margate holiday accommodation is inviting and in 2013, Margate was positioned in 7th place in Rough Guide's 'must see' spots around the world. This clearly puts it on the map of top desirable international destinations. Holiday cottages in Margate are perfect for family vacations and there's an excellent choice available to rent.
Super trendy art galleries, vintage shops and historical landmarks!
The Turner Contemporary Gallery has set up shop in Margate and is well worth a visit. The Theatre Royal and Tom Thumb Theatre also provide excellent family entertainment, with various shows and exhibitions featured daily. You'll notice various Margate holiday homes lining the beachfront. The town is also close to other great destinations in Kent, such as Cranbrook.
Shell Grotto is a real highlight and shouldn't be missed. This magical piece of history is quite beautiful and quite mysterious. Discovered in 1835, the Shell Grotto is an underground cavern, filled with mosaic designs made from shells that adorn tunnels and passageways. Spend a day shopping in Margate Old Town and check out the many festivals held all year round. Margate holiday homes are located in close proximity to all of the best tourist spots.