Broadstairs Things to Do

  • Broadstairs Food Festival, Kent, UK.
    Broadstairs Food Festival, Kent, UK.
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  • Viking Bay, Broadstairs, England.
    Viking Bay, Broadstairs, England.
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  • Neptunes Hall, Broadstairs, UK.
    Neptunes Hall, Broadstairs, UK.
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  • 1. Bleak House

    Bleak House, formerly known as Fort House, is a large house on the cliff overlooking the North Foreland and Viking Bay. It was built around 1801 and then substantially extended, doubling in size, in...

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  • 2. I can't believe it took so long.

    I have mentioned elsewhere on my Broadstairs page that I have been visiting this wonderful town for almost twenty years, generally to play at the excellent...

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  • 3. Don't take your granny!

    OK, I have to declare an interest here. Over the many years I've played the Broadstairs Folk Week I have had some absolutely cracking gigs in here. This year...

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  • 4. Got to have ice cream.

    In the same way that no trip to the English seaside is complete without fish and chips, so ice-cream is also a necessity. There are a couple of good ice cream...

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  • 5. Another good pub.

    I first discovered this place when I played a gig there many years ago, and have since returned many times. It is a simple, no-nonsense locals pub, which is far...

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  • 6. A little historic gem.

    I cannot believe it has taken me so long to write this tip, in the same way I cannot still quite believe that the one time I was here I was watching the world...

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  • 7. A most unusual place.

    I have mentioned in another tip on this page about the proliferation of micropubs in East Kent. For those of you not aware of what a micropub is, it is a pub...

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  • 8. Pop in for a pint

    If you get thirsty on your meanderings around Broadstairs (I know I do), you could do worse than drop in here for a pint. It's a relatively unspoilt...

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  • 9. Go to Folk Week.

    I know I keep going on about it, but I make no apologies. Heading towards it's 50th year, the festival just seems to get bigger and better every year.I know...

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  • 10. An excellent Chinese takeaway

    I know the reader may find it odd to find a tip about somewhere to obtain a meal in the things to do section rather than the restaurant section, so allow me to...

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  • 11. A great new addition.

    There seems to be an absolute rash of "micropubs" springing up all over East Kent and so I wasn't overly surprised when I visited tp play at the excellent...

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  • 12. Broadstairs Folk Festival 2013

    If you are a fan of live music the Folk Festival has a lovely atmosphere and do not miss it :The next date :9 - 16 August 2013Apologies to VTers with messages...

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  • 13. A little out of town.

    Readers of my pages know that I like a drink now and again and I have got a great fondness for British pubs for which I make no apology. I had just walked to...

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  • 14. Another great festival.

    I have spoken at length on my Broadstairs pages about the wonderful Folk Week but there is a noew kid on the Broadstairs things to do block. I was in...

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  • 15. Vamos a la playa!

    go to the beach. Unodubtedly, a lot of the popularity of the town was built upon the beaches, which are still popular with day trippers and longer term...

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  • 16. The annual Dickens Festival in June

    The 2005 festival runs from Saturday 18th June until Sunday 26th June inclusive. There will be a host of events including the festival play which this year is...

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  • 17. Dickens House Museum

    Once the home of Miss Mary Pearson Strong, on whom Charles Dickens based much of the character of Miss Betsey Trotwood in his novel David Copperfield, this...

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  • 18. Down on the Jetty

    One of our favourite things is to sit on the jetty with a cuppa, admiring the view, the sea and people watching.One has to careful of the huge gulls that swoop...

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  • 19. A good family beach.

    Broadstairs is set in one of seven adjoining bays, and between them there is something to suit just about everyone. Going towards Margate from Broadstairs, you...

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  • 20. A walk in the park.

    OK, so you've been to the beach, had something to eat, and possibly a few drinks in one of the many fine hostelries in town. So what now? You want to have a sit...

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  • 21. The Jetty

    A stroll along the jetty is a must.There's a cafe at the end which serves cockles and mussels and other seafood.Seats along the jetty enable you to sit and gaze...

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  • 22. Relax By The Seaside Edge

    If there's one thing we don't do enough in life then it's to take time and stop and see what beauty surrounds us. Broadstairs harbour gives you the ideal...

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  • 23. Relaxing weekend

    Quite a few nice restaurantsGood Vegetarian B&BNice beach to walk along-even out of season.Very sweet minature railway museum- worth a visit.Not such a great...

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