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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Margate

Come and experience Margate and its museums, history and art galleries. This welcoming city is known for its beaches, seaside and theatres. Canterbury Cathedral and Dreamland are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Margate

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Margate a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dreamland (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Royal St George's Golf Club (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Westgate and Birchington Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • St. Augustine's Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Stonelees Golf Centre (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Margate

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Margate

Margate is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Margate is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Margate Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Margate Main Sands (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Westbrook Bay (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • St Mildred's Bay (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Botany Bay (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • West Bay Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Margate

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to London (SEN-Southend), which is 32.2 mi (51.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Margate Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Margate?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 467 holiday rentals around Margate. From 122 flats & apartments to 170 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Margate is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Margate?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Margate. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Margate Beach: 942 holiday rentals
  • Botany Bay: 912 holiday rentals
  • Margate Cemetery: 970 holiday rentals
  • Hornby Visitor Centre: 954 holiday rentals
  • Margate Station: 951 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Margate listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Margate?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 122 Condos/Apartments in Margate. Our other popular types of Margate holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 170 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 144 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 144 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Margate?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Margate. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.