Margate 5 Days - Smith's Court Hotel
Home to the new Turner Gallery, many unique and interesting shops and the official Hornby Toy Museum, Margate has undergone extensive regeneration in recent years. The quieter Cliftonville area is well known for its bowling greens which bring many people to the resort. It is an excellent base from which to explore east Kent, the "Garden of England".
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Canterbury
Canterbury and the surrounding area has a whole host of history and heritage including a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a castle and four museums (entry fees may apply)./nThe ruined Canterbury Norman Castle is amongst the most ancient in Britain, begun by William the Conqueror around 1070 (free entry)./nCanterbury Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury. As well as a place of worship, the Cathedral is part of a World Heritage Site (entry fees apply)./n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.
Day 4 - Sandwich and the Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial
. At Manston, we visit the Spitfire and Hurricane memorial./nRestored examples of these impressive aircraft form the highlights of the artefacts on display./nSandwich was one of Henry VIII’s Cinque Ports, with Deal as the "sixth of the 5 ports", of an almost equal status./nSandwich offers a pleasant marina along the river Stour and many historical buildings such as the Guildhall and its museum (free entry)./n
Day 5 - Return Travel
Smith Court Hotel
Ideally situated on the Cliftonville seafront, opposite the Oval Gardens, the intimate and friendly Smith's Court Hotel offers traditional service, comfortable rooms, and delicious freshly-prepared meals. All 43 rooms benefit from Freeview TV, tea/coffee making facilities, iron & board, and hairdryer. Lift to all rooms, some steps in corridor, one room adapted for wheelchair users.