Broadstairs, Kent

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Broadstairs is a small seaside town in Kent with an enclosed sandy beach. Broadstairs is known as the Jewel in Thanet's crown and has a crest motto: 'Stella Maris - Star of the Sea'. Broadstairs beautiful coastline includes 7 bays;
Viking Bay - Louisa Bay - Kingsgate Bay - Dumpton Gap - Botany Bay - Stone Bay - and Joss Bay.

It is famous for it's connection with Charles Dickens who spent a lot of time there (Bleak House) between 1837 and 1859.


Broadstairs Map

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Kingsgate Bay

Kingsgate Bay

About Kent

Broadstairs is located in the county of Kent. Kent is known as the 'Garden of England', but also boasts many miles of coastline stretching round from the Thames estuary to East Sussex. The coast line includes the famous white cliffs of Dover.


Other places to visit in Kent

Broadstairs - Chatham - Deal - Dover - Dungeness - Dymchurch - Faversham - Folkestone - Gravesend - Herne Bay - Hythe - Lydd on Sea - Margate - Ramsgate - Rochester - Sandgate - Sandwich - Sheerness - Whitstable


Broadstairs blog news

Blog entries

Bexhill Sea Angling Festival
Aug 7, 2013
New website launched
Jul 8, 2013
Top 5 Coastal Breaks
December 12, 2011


Broadstairs attractions, places to stay, and things to do

Dickens House Museum

Museum and gift shop once the home of Miss Mary Pearson on whom Dickens based mu...

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Botany Bay

Botany Bay is a beautiful sandy bay with dramatic chalk stacks.

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Joss Bay

Joss Bay is a bay with a sandy beach, overlooked by cliffs and the North Forelan...

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Joss Bay Surf School on Twitter Twitter - Joss Bay Surf School Joss Bay Surf School

located on Joss Bay Beach in Broadstairs, Kent. JBSS is the South East's premiere surf school and Home of Kent surfing Est 1998 -

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BroadstairsInfoKiosk on Twitter Twitter - BroadstairsInfoKiosk BroadstairsInfoKiosk

Information Kiosk on Broadstairs seafront, run by volunteers from local trade organisations, backed by district & town councils, hosted by Shepherd Neame.

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BroadstairsTownTeam on Twitter Twitter - BroadstairsTownTeam BroadstairsTownTeam

Broadstairs Town Team - local businesses and residents working as volunteers to improve life in our community & local economy #broadstairs #broadstairstownteam

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