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What’s Local

Fancy playing some Crazy Golf visiting a Museum, Zoo, Swimming or just doing some other free activities such as walks around the coast or a park visit that will enhance your trip to give you and your family some ideas of whats you can do in Thanet.  Look no further and check out the list below!

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Tom Thumb Theatre

The Tom Thumb Theatre is a family run arts venue in the heart of Cliftonville, Margate. Originally built as a coach house in Victorian times, the building was transformed into one of the smallest theatres in the world in 1984. The Tom Thumb is a striking mix of Japanese and Alpine Architecture, with a quirky, charming interior of velvet seats and flocked wallpaper.

Tivoli Park

Originally designed as a pleasure garden, Tivoli Park has in recent years been left to its own devices and is now a designated nature reserve.  Tivoli Woods at the south eastern end of the park has mature trees and a several pathways running through it, as well as lots of wildlife, including woodpeckers and parakeets.

Swings and a small rock wall are in the park area

Fort Hill Fire Beacon
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On top of Fort Hill in Margate is a fire beacon in the area that Margate Battery once stood (which consisted of 2 x 6-inch Mk VII guns on naval mountings)

the Beacon is now missing the ‘basket’ at the top and has no sign either.

 

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Bugsys
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At Bugsys you can Bowl or play American pool, snooker or even table tennis (no membership required) while enjoying a drink in the Sports Bar which has a large screen TV.

 

http://www.bugsys.info
Hands and Molecules

Hands and Molecules

This statue combining a pair of hands and a string of molecules was commissioned by Sustran and funded by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer Ltd to celebrate the discovery, development and manufacture of innovative medicines in East Kent from their nearby site at Sandwich. The bronze casting of the statue was undertaken by Livingstone Art Founders and unveiled on its cliff top location in 2000.

Government Acre, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 - England, UK

All Saints Church

All Saints Church, Margate The original 1890s build is in a late 13th-century Gothic style.
Postcode: CT9 5QP.

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Ramsgate Tunnels

Experience Life Underground in a Frontline Town.
As the second World War approached, Ramsgate Borough Council embarked on ambitious but controversial plans to create a network of Deep Shelter tunnels linking to a former Railway Tunnel which would provide shelter for 60,000 people. Despite initial resistance from government the plan was finally given the go ahead and the network was formally opened by The Duke of Kent on 1st June 1939.

Quex Park
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Quex Park is a unique country Park of 250 acres, within the Park there is a Childrens Indoor and Outdoor Play Centre (Jungle Jims), a Craft Village, a Garden Nursery (The Secret Garden), Quex Park Livery, a Falconry Centre, a Farmshop and Restaurant (Quex Barn) and in the summer, a giant Maize Maze and of course the Museum.

 

Quex Park
Strokes  Mini Golf
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Strokes Adventure Golf is an 18 hole mini golf course set in attractive surroundings which incorporate rockscapes, plants and water features.

G Casino

At G Casino Enjoy regular live entertainment with fantastic acts, sample some great food in the restaurant, or simply chill out in the late night bar with some friends or you could just gamble you cash away its your choice.