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Population: 9100
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Folk Customs:
Admiralty of the Medway
Biddenden Dole
Blessing the Sea and Diving for the Cross
Canterburys Hop Hoodening
Rochester Sweeps' Festival
St Bartholomew's Day Bun Race
The Offham Quintain

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Open Gardens, Art Exhibition & Flower Festival
Quex Park Music Festival

Lights & Lantern Parade
Quex Bonfire & Fireworks
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Royal Dragon Restaurant
"We have spent many very enjoyable evenings in this restaurant,and have taken friends and family on many occasions. The atmosphere and decor are excellent and the food has ..." More

Powell Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens
"It is a very interesting place to visit. The museum presents a variety of animals collected from Africa and Asia. Has one of the best taxidermy in Europe. In the gardens is ..." More

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Birchington-On-Sea is a pleasant village positioned on the North East Coast of Kent, and is home to over nine thousand people. Perfectly placed just 4 miles or so from Margate it has since the late 19th Century attracted holidaymakers and tourists. It has a rich history dating back three thousand years or so, from the early settlers who farmed the land, to the Romans who invaded our shores and settled nearby. Today's visitors can enjoy the sandy beach at Minnis Bay, or the three other beaches which are flanked by cliffs, and walkers will always be tempted by the coastal footpaths which overlook the North Sea. A stroll around the village will discover an interesting mix of architecture from across the years from the 13th Century Church which is dedicated to All Saints which is the final resting place of the Pre-Raphaelite Artist Dante Rossetti, to the houses whose underground network of tunnels were used by the Smugglers who lived here. There is a superb choice of pubs offering coffee or something stronger, together with restaurants which will suit most tastes, and close to the Square is Station Road just one of the choices for shopping in the largest village on the Isle of Thanet.


Minnis Bay
Powell Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens
Sarre Windmill


Quex Caravan Park
Two Chimneys Caravan Park


Alpha House Dental Surgery
Birchington Orthodontic Practice


Birchington Medical Centre

Holiday Park

Two Chimneys Caravan Park

Pub and Bar

Crown & Sceptre
Kings Head Inn
Queens Head
Sea View Hotel Birchington
The Powell Arms


Clovelly Restaurant
Royal Dragon Restaurant
Thai House
The Minnis


Birchington C of E Primary School

King Ethelbert School


Boys & Maughan


Airport Independent Cars
Central Cars


Thanet RC(Cycling)
Plum Pudding Equestrian Centre(Riding)

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Hussar Hotel (2.13 miles)

Hussar Hotel
Ideally situated on the outskirts of Margate we are only a short walk from several blue flag beaches. Whether you are looking for a hotel in Broadstairs, a hotel in Ramsgate or a hotel in ... More | visit website
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Sharons B and B (2.47 miles)

Sharons B and B

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Sharons B and B is a small Family run B and B. Which has been newly refurbished with stunning countryside views to the rear . We have a swimming pool ... More

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Premier Inn Margate (2.97 miles)

An ideal sea front location just 2 minutes walk to the beach. Conveniently positioned adjacent to Margate train station, only 5 miles from Kent Airport and 4 miles from Ramsgate ferry. For shops and local ... More | visit website
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Durlock Lodge (3.08 miles)

Durlock Lodge

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With is quiet location opposite the abbey, yet within walking distance of traditional old English pubs and restaurants, Durlock Lodge offers charming accommodation set in a traditional British village. You can ... More

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Pavilion View Hotel (3.62 miles)

Pavilion View Hotel

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Pavilion View is situated in an excellent seafront position in the best part of Margate. Pavilion View overlooks the Winter Gardens and enjoys uninterrupted views of the sea and pleasant gardens. Pavilion ... More

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Crown Inn (3.75 miles)

Crown Inn
Brimming with tales from the Charge of the Light Brigade and visited by many stage and screen stars. The Crown is a 15th century building fully-restored to provide high quality accommodation. The Crown is a ... More | visit website
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Chalk Pit Cottage (3.75 miles)

Chalk Pit Cottage

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This charming cottage and its pretty garden sit at the end of a row in the little village of Sarre, just a short drive from the myriad ... More

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Travelodge Margate Westwood (3.92 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Glenwood Hotel (3.95 miles)

Glenwood Hotel

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The Glenwood is ideally located for the business executive. We are within close proximity to the Continent, Canterbury and Kent International Airport at Manston. Good food, comfortable beds and caring staff who ... More

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Smiths Court (4.15 miles)

Smiths Court

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Smiths Court – set on the clifftop to the east of Margate – is privately owned and family run and, is Margate's only three star premier hotel. This ‘elegant Victorian’ ... More

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