"GRANT IN MARGATE." Top 5 Page for this destination Margate by GrantBoone

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Margate is one of many seaside resorts in Kent . Only an hour by train from London , its a great weekend summer destination.


Once we arrive at Margate station we always head for the beach front and the amusement arcades. A tradition is to head for the 'head shop ' ( see tips ) for our silly hats !! Then a game of football on the beach.

  • Last visit to Margate: Jul 2000
  • Intro Updated Jul 22, 2004
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  • davidjo's Profile Photo
    Jan 28, 2014 at 1:46 AM

    When i was a teenager there was a place called Dreamland, which was a funfair, then there was the Dreamland concert hall where i saw many of the day's top groups--T-Rex, Marmalade, Equals, Status Quo and countless others. I wonder if the place still exists

  • MD2nd's Profile Photo
    Nov 13, 2010 at 7:34 AM

    So Margate's Cafe Heaven doesn't provide salmond? Happy Dolphin & silly hats fit y'all quite good!

  • junecorlett's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2009 at 12:15 AM

    Nice tips Grant!! I always imagine pebbled beaches. Never been to the beach in UK.

  • bumpychick's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2007 at 6:04 AM

    Thought i'd check out the 'competion' before I do my page!!! Next time you visit, try The Ali Raj indian restaurant. Always a winner, and close to the station too!

  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2006 at 4:55 AM

    is the funfair still up and running, i thought i heard it had gone bankrupt ?

  • Feb 14, 2005 at 1:32 PM

    did you go to the funfair there? not been there since the 80's...i feel old thinking like that, shucks....

  • craic's Profile Photo
    Feb 8, 2005 at 8:54 AM

    It;s such a traditional brit holiday. I'd love to do it some time.

  • butlerjones's Profile Photo
    Dec 4, 2004 at 4:24 AM

    Ive never been Mike.

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2004 at 7:58 AM

    been there on a few daytrips - fun place.

  • kentishgirl's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2004 at 3:49 AM

    you just get some pics on this page as good as my empire state one !!!!!! hehehehe!!


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