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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
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St Nicholas Camping Site
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St Nicholas-at-Wade is a peaceful village on the Isle of Thanet, dominated by a handsome flint church which dates back to the early 13th Century. The church is dedicated to St Nicholas, giving the village the first part of its name. The addition of "at-Wade" refers to the fact that the Wantsum Channel, which in ancient times separated Thanet from mainland Kent, could be crossed on foot from St Nicholas during low tides. This is a pleasant village with an endearing sense of its own history. The Bell Inn, one of two locals, dates from Tudor times, and the oak-beamed cottages, some surviving from the 17th Century, add to the atmosphere. Indeed, the village has been eulogised in a song - "St Nicholas-at-Wade" - by Royden Barrie and Kennedy Russell. Residents uphold the age-old tradition of "hoodening" (performing short plays in pubs to raise money for charity), and they ensure that Father Christmas, bearing gifts, makes his annual visit on December 25 on a pony-drawn sleigh. The village has little shopping, but Sarre is just a mile away, and neighbouring Monkton has a nature reserve and an observatory, both worth a visit. This is splendid walking and cycling country.


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Chalk Pit Cottage (1.90 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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Crown Inn (1.93 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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Grove Ferry (3.45 miles)

Grove Ferry
The Grove Ferry is a superbly converted Georgian Mansion set on the banks of The great River Stour, right in the midst of the Stodmarsh nature Reserve. The venue can now boast to be an ... More | visit website
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Sharons B and B (3.49 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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Durlock Lodge (4.06 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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Hussar Hotel (4.77 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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Premier Inn Margate (5.61 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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Molland House (6.01 miles)

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This award-winning B&B is a 16th-century manor house with large en suite rooms, many original features and plenty of charm and luxury. Molland House is located in a country village between Sandwich ... More

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Pavilion View Hotel (6.25 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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Travelodge Margate Westwood (6.39 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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