Events,  Local Attractions

Half Term in Thanet

Here’s a selection of events and attractions in Thanet this half term

Remember, we’re only 1 hour 20 minutes from St Pancras on the HS1 trains and on superb roads

We also have superb, blue-flag sandy beaches

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Of course, a visit to Broadstairs wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Morelli’s Ice Cream Parlour!


We still have availablity during half-term week – why not join us?

Spitfire Museum



The iconic RAF fighter planes of the Second World War, the Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI and the Hawker Hurricane IIC, housed under one museum roof at the historic Battle of Britain airfield in Manston, Kent.

Quex Park & Powell Cotton Museum


Quex Park is home of the world renowned Powell Cotton Museum of Natural History and Ethnography and located in nearby Birchington.

It is also home to the Quex Maize Maze

Hornby Visitor Centre


Featuring rare products from the Hornby, Scalextric, Airfix and Corgi archives. Track the history of Hornby’s iconic model trains from Frank Hornby’s early home-made toys in sheet metal, through the development of Hornby ‘O’ gauge and Hornby-Dublo.


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Margate once again echos with the sounds (and screams) of delight and wonder, as visitors old and young enjoy the Great British seaside amusement …

Turner Contemporary

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Turner Contemporary is one of the UK’s leading art galleries. Situated on Margate seafront, on the same site where Britain’s best-loved painter J M W Turner stayed when visiting the town

Shell Grotto

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The Shell Grotto consists of a winding subterranean passageway, about 2.4 metres high and 21 metres in length, terminating in a rectangular room, referred to as The Altar Chamber and measuring approximately 5 x 6 metres

Crampton Tower Museum



The Crampton Tower Museum is a fascinating small museum is partly housed in a flint tower adjacent to the Broadstairs Railway Station. Exhibits include several model railways


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