Author: Bay Tree Broadstairs

Historical Holland House, Kingsgate

Hidden away in Kingsgate in Broadstairs is an amazing piece of local History. The Historical Holland House was once approached from the beach through a stone arched gate called the kingsgate once named Barthelmas Gate and renamed Kings Gate after the forced landing of King Charles I on ‘Kingsgate’ Bay due to a terrible storm.

Easter events in Broadstairs, Margate & Ramsgate

  Make, paint, hunt, eat and drink this Easter Keep the children entertained this Easter at one of the many events taking place in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. Hunt for the clues on an Easter trail, become an artist or take in a show. For the adults pop along to the Beer Festival or sample

Ramsgate History and Heritage

  Safety to the Shipwrecked, Health to the Sick To get to grips with Ramsgate’s past, head back to Roman and Anglo-Saxon times, and the two famous landings that took place nearby. The first, according to legend, was of Hengist and Horsa, the Germanic brothers who helped establish the Anglo-Saxon’s in Kent. Next in 597,