Kent’s popularity has soared over the last few years with both day-trippers and new commuters. At the very top of its game, drawing huge crowds with its trendy galleries and old-school beachfront arcades, is Margate, a shabby chic kind of seaside town with a hell of a lot of character. It seamlessly strikes an ideal balance between trendy and twee.
Its streets are postcard-perfect, sure, but full of great restaurants, vintage shops for browsing and low-key bars for sippin’. It’s also got a really cracking contemporary art scene, but we’ll come to that in a bit. We’ve carved out the perfect day in Margate, from cutting-edge art to seafood lunches and the perfect beer garden bench. Plus we’ve included where to stay, too. Here are the best things to do in Margate right now.
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