Rough Guides recommend Margate

- January 22, 2013 -

Margate sunset



Margate is one of 10 recommended must-see global destinations for 2013, according to the acclaimed travel guide Rough Guides. Come see us. The weather, sky and water’s lovely.

Travel, stay, see, eat, shop…

South Eastern | Visit us by train

HS1 whisks you through the countryside from King’s Cross St Pancras to Margate’s beautiful Victorian station in an hour and 20 minutes.

The Reading Rooms | Beautiful bolthole by the sea

Three stunningly-designed rooms and a legendary breakfast delivered to your door in Margate’s beautiful Georgian Hawley Square.

Haeckels | Made of Margate


Incredible products, Made of Margate, including beard oil, perfume and soap. Owner Dom is one of our favourite Margate peeps.

Turner Contemporary | Art by the sea

Turner has helped turn Margate’s fortunes and boasts brave curation and a great shop housed in a David Chipperfield-designed build. A must-visit.

Margate Old Town

Wander through the Old Town’s historic back streets for vintage shopping, great eats and galleries.

famous Margate sunset

Warning: you may not want to leave. So, just in case…