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Tel code: 01843 | code search
Postcode: CT10 | code search
Population: 25000
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Birthplace of:
Edward Heath Richard Bennett Lionel Johnson
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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

Broadstairs Events

Broadstairs Dickens Festival

Broadstairs Folk Week

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Harpers Wine Bar
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Bradstow Mill
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Harpers Wine Bar
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The motto on Broadstairs' town crest - stella maris - means star of the sea, and it's an apt description. One of several seaside towns on the protruding coastline of the Isle of Thanet, Broadstairs has a warmer, prettier personality than Margate and Ramsgate, its larger neighbours on either side. Part of the appeal lies in the town's buildings, which range from Regency-style houses to small flint dwellings and fishermen's cottages. Visitors also enjoy exploring the pleasant streets and alleyways filled with intriguing little shops. But the big scenic dramas belong to the coast, where tall chalk cliffs tower over no less than seven bays and sandy beaches. Some holidaymakers enjoy the seclusion of Botany Bay and Louisa Bay, while surfers delight in Joss Bay, below North Foreland lighthouse. Stone Bay, with its steps leading down the cliff, is said to have inspired John Buchan's novel, "The Thirty-Nine Steps". The main Viking Bay, incorporating a small harbour, is full of activity, overlooked by The Pavilion and its gardens (the site of the town's former shipyard). The local sailing and fishing clubs take to the water here. Viking Bay is also at the heart of Broadstairs' annual Water Gala, a riot of traditional family fun including beach games, sand castle competitions and knobbly knees contests. Broadstairs, a popular TV and film location, has long inspired artists, composers and writers including Dickens, who spent whole summers here. He's remembered with a museum and a week-long Dickens Festival every June. The town's sea-faring history lives on through its smugglers' caves and tunnels, the York Gate archway built to protect the shipyard, and two forts dating back to Roman times when Thanet really was an island. Other attractions are Broadstairs' annual Folk Week and the Revolution skatepark and climbing centre in nearby St Peter's.


Botany Bay
Crampton Tower Museum
Dickens House Museum
Helter Skelter Children's Activity Centre
North Foreland Lighthouse
Revolution Climbing Centre
Viking Bay Sands


Travelodge Margate Westwood *book online*


Carol Jackson Yoga/Dance/Fitness Instructor

Conference Centre

Kingsgate College


Shane Gordon Dentistry


Broadstairs Health Centre
Mocketts Wood Surgery
Queens Road Surgery
St Peter's Surgery
The Albion Road Surgery

Golf Club

North Foreland

Performing Arts

Masque Theatre School

Pub and Bar

Bradstow Mill
Captain Digby

Dolphin Inn
Harpers Wine Bar
Lord Nelson
Prince Albert
Railway Tavern
White Swan


Harpers Wine Bar
Mariotti's Restaurant
Viking Restaurant


Barnes Marsland
Robinson Allfree


Ace Travel Connections
Anchor Cars
Broadstairs (Taxis) ,
Chauffeur Cars
Malik P
Smiley Cars


Platform Theatre Company


Briar House

Sports Clubs

Broadstairs and St Peters LTC (Tennis)
Broadstairs CC (Cricket)
Broadstairs Sailing Club (Sailing)
Old Hartsdonians CC (Cricket)
Thanet Wanderers (Rugby Union)


Bon Fleur
The Broadstairs Bookshop
Bernies Funky Flowers
Present Company
Ballrad's Florist
Charlotte Street Pet Store
Broadstairs Pet Stores
St Peters Pharmacy
R & J Moore Ltd
Marjorie Corden
Animal Arts

Herbs, Gardens & Health
Church Street Florists
Rowlands Pharmacy
Pets At Home
Ziggy Pickles
Found Home Store
Flowers by SP
North Foreland Golf Club Golf Shop
Malcolms Hairstylists


Kingsgate Antiques
Broadstairs Antiques & Collectables
Bumbles Antiques


Revolution Climbing Centre(Climbing)

Places to Stay near Broadstairs

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Copperfields Vegetarian Guest House (0.09 miles)

Copperfields Vegetarian Guest House

BEAUTIFUL BROADSTAIRS! Multi award winning 4 Star Siver Award, exclusively vegetarian/vegan, non-smoking, cycle friendly guest house in picturesque Broadstairs with its strong ties with Charles Dickens. Town centre location minutes from sandy beaches and all amenities. ... More | visit website

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South Lodge Guest House (0.23 miles)

South Lodge Guest House
Bed and breakfast accommodation in a beautiful large Victorian house and home, built in 1866. Where you will experience a sense of space, relaxation and time for yourself. South Lodge provides B&B accommodation at its best. ... More | visit website
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Redcot House (1.57 miles)

Redcot House
Redcot House Boutique Bedrooms & Breakfast offers luxury accommodation within a beautifully refurbished, detached Victorian residence in the Kentish seaside town of Ramsgate, the house is situated less than 100 m from the seafront within ... More | visit website
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Comfort Inn Ramsgate (1.63 miles)

Comfort Inn Ramsgate

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This fully air conditioned hotel with sea views features a bar, restaurant, beauty salon, wireless internet, conference suite, function room and ample free parking.
Situated on Ramsgate's East Cliff, this Grade II ... More

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My Seaside Luxury (1.86 miles)

My Seaside Luxury
Stay in an apartment that boasts breathtaking coastal views. Ancient Mariner sleeps four people. In the double room the deluxe King size bed is piled high with plush cushions. The twin room sleeps two more and ... More | visit website
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Fayreness Hotel (1.98 miles)

Fayreness Hotel

Boasting picturesque views of the English Channel and the North Sea, this charming hotel enjoys an elevated position on the cliff tops in Kingsgate, near Broadstairs, Kent. The Fayreness boasts a range of facilities to ensure ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Margate Westwood (2.01 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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Travelodge Ramsgate Seafront (2.12 miles)

Travelodge Ramsgate Seafront
The Travelodge Ramsgate Seafront hotel sits right on the seafront at Ramsgate, less than half a mile from Ramsgate Railway Station and very close to the Ramsgate to Ostend ferry terminal. Kent International Airport is ... More | visit website
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Foy Boat (2.15 miles)

Foy Boat
The Foy Boat Hotel has Ten rooms.The guest rooms are situated on the second floor and the top floor and the majority have wonderful views overlooking the Royal Harbour and Marina. Due to the age of ... More | visit website
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Royal Harbour Hotel (2.29 miles)

Royal Harbour Hotel

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The Hotel comprises of adjoining Georgian houses and occupies the prime position in an historic garden crescent. Many rooms, some with their own balconies, boast magnificent views over the marina ... More

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