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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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Hartsdown Leisure Centre
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Hartsdown Leisure Centre is set in the picturesque woodland surroundings of Hartsdown Park within walking distance of Margate Main Sands.

Facilities include: 25 metre pool, teaching pool, sports hall, 2 dance studios, Ollie’s Children’s Indoor Play Centre.

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Dreamland Margate
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Capitalising on Margate’s swiftly growing reputation as a brand new capital of British cool, Dreamland Margate reopens with a wealth of new and rejuvenated features set to redefine ‘a day out at the seaside’.

The amusement park is re-landscaped to provide a space that brings together lovingly restored vintage rides set against a backdrop of art installations (including an interactive marble run and a mirrored spinning top), adventurous street food, unique bars and an eclectic programme of live events. A new garden boardwalk also gives everyone the opportunity to admire the antique menagerie cages from the 1800s, capturing part of the site’s unique history.

The ride line-up features some old favourites alongside some new additions including: the Brooklands Speedway, the Wedgwood Tea Cups and the Crazy Mouse. The Waltzer has been painstakingly restored to its former 1940s glory and our new Teddy and Betty Land, an area designed for your little funsters, features Betty’s Beehive Coaster.

With 15,000 capacity event space will be ready to welcome international and homegrown acts to Dreamland, which firmly sees us put Margate back on the music venue map. This is alongside the legendary 2000 capacity Hall By The Sea, that once famously played host to The Rolling Stones and The Who.

On the seafront, the original 1930s Cinque Ports pub is being brought back to life, offering modern pub fare with a front row view of the beach. This summer will also see the addition of Margate’s only rooftop bar offering unparalleled vistas over the iconic ‘JMW Turner’ skyline.

The reimagining of the famed destination is a key stage to play a major role in the on-going transformation of Margate’s thriving seafront district into a world-class attraction for both local residents and tourists.

 

St John’s Church (Margate)
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St John’s Church has a long history of providing and supporting projects that serve the needs of the LOCAL COMMUNITY. We also have a long history of supporting and serving the WORLD COMMUNITY through aid and prayer.

Joss Bay Surf School
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People have been riding waves here at Joss Bay for over 30 years, it is by far the most popular surf spot in South East England. they can cater for young and old, abled and disabled.

Closed Until Easter
Then Weekends from 10am - 5pm
Full time from Whitsun

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Tel. 01843 860777
VUE Cimema
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Vue Cinema has 10 Screens showing all the newest films located at West Wood Cross.

Take a look at the VUE official web site, you can look at whats on, book tickets, and even win prizes in film related competitions on occasion.

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Shell Grotto
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you’ll find 4.6 million shells, 2000sqft of mosaic and one big mystery! Awe-inspiring… a truly major national site.

 

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Viking Ship Hugin
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The Viking Ship Hugin is based on the cliff top at Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate.
It is a replica of a Viking ship which sailed from Denmark to Thanet in 1949 to celebrate the 1500th anniversary of the invasion of Britain, the traditional landing of Hengist and Horsa and the bethrothal of Hengist's daughter, Rowena, to King Vortigen of Kent.

 Sandwich Rd, Cliffsend, Ramsgate CT12 5HY

Wingham  Wildlife Park
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When you come to visit us here at Wingham Wildlife Park fully expect to receive a warm welcome from all of the resident animals that live at the park.

 

Korean Memorial
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Korean War memorial in Margate erected to honour veterans of the Korean War (1950 - 1953) located on Fort Hill Margate

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Wildwood
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Not far from Thanet you can experience close encounters with native wildlife in beautiful ancient forest, between the historic city of Canterbury and the pretty coastal town of Herne Bay

 

 

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