Margate is just 90 minutes by train (currently only £10 return!) from London St Pancras. In 2019 this will only be a 60-minute journey, once the Ashford to Margate line is completed!
For those travelling by car, Margate is accessed via the A28 and M2.
There are 28 miles of golden, sandy beaches around the Thanet coastline a total of 14 beaches and includin Margate Main Sands, Westbrook, Walpole Bay, Broadstairs, Botany Bay, Joss Bay, Walpole Bay to just name a few. The Kent coastline is beautiful and can be explored by foot, by bicycle, by car, bus or rail.
Fancy cycling? There is also a scenic cycle route – the Viking Coastal Trail.
There is further information about the beaches in your guide book inside the properties, highlighting which beaches are best for surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing, bodyboard private lessons, kayaking, and even scuba diving! Inside the manual, you'll find info on which beaches allow dogs, which beaches have lifeguards/cafes and restaurants.
What are you waiting for? It's time to Escape to Margate!