An insider’s guide to Margate

Margate has been transformed from a forgotten seaside town to a thriving creative hotspot in recent years.

Located only 1 hour and 30 minutes from London it has become a popular staycation destination, as young artists and designers have regenerated the area bringing with them an array of vibrant independent cafes, shops and galleries.

Whether you simply want a relaxing weekend away on the sandy beach, adrenalin-fuelled day out at Dreamland or want to immerse yourself in the towns art and culture - Margate has every option covered.

Here’s an insider’s guide of where to stay and what to do in the coastal town, whether you’re on a budget or looking for a luxurious getaway.