: London Gatwick
: M2 Junction 7 with dual carriageway to w/in 5miles
: Viking Bay
: The Charles Dickens
Car: not necessary
Broadstairs is an historic town on the Kent Coast, 75 miles from London, which has been a popular resort for almost 200 years. Charles Dickens stayed for extended periods, and the excellent Dickens House museum shows how Broadstairs and its people were represented in some of his novels.
With 7 different sandy beaches within a short distance and a host of attractions it makes the perfect location for a family beach holiday.
Within a few miles of Broadstairs are the other interesting towns including Ramsgate, Margate, Sandwich and Deal. Further afield are the coastal towns of Dover and Folkestone with excellent connections to the continent, Herne Bay and Whitstable and inland can be found rolling Kent countryside with villages and the city of Canterbury with it's cathedral.
Food shopping is available within a two minute walk, including butchery, bakery, greengrocer, fishmonger, a supermarket and award winning off-license. There is an excellent choice of restaurants & pubs.