Award-winning beach bays in Broadstairs

Award-winning beach bays in Broadstairs

One of Kent's most enchanting seaside resorts perfect for family beach holidays, Broadstairs on the Kent Thanet Coast is famed for its award-winning sandy beach bays flanked by gentle cliffs packed with cosy hotels, guest houses and family inns and cafes. Broadstairs is one of many Kent towns with strong links to the author Charles Dickens who gave it the nickname 'Our English Watering Hole'. Don't miss a tour of the Dickens House Museum, formerly the home of Mary Pearson Strong whom Dickens visited and went on to base the character of Betsey Trotwood in 'David Copperfield' on.

Viking Bay, Broadstairs

Viking Bay, Broadstairs

Dickens Festival

The annual Broadstairs Dickens Festival takes place in the third week of June. The festival has a long history stretching back to 1937, and the event today attracts huge numbers of visitors. The festival programme includes a Grand Parade with local residents in Victorian costume, fairs and stalls, beach parties, various marquees and a festival play based on one of Charles Dickens’ novels – the first of these festival plays staged in 1937 was David Copperfield.

Where to Stay

Stay in beautiful Broadstairs during the annual Charles Dickens Festival in late June or the Broadstairs Folk Week in mid-August and enjoy a fantastic choice of seaside attractions from Broadstairs' seven spectacular sandy beach bays which include Blue Flag award-winning beaches to a host of watersports and top family surfing. Quirky craft shops, a charming harbour area and arts attractions like the Pavilion and Windsor Cinema are all here in Broadstairs, with glorious year round coastal walking direct from the town along the Viking Coastal Trail which pushes towards the North Foreland Lighthouse. Find accommodation in Broadstairs brimming with character and including romantic boutique B&Bs, the perfect choice for a festival break, plus a wide choice of coastal cottages, friendly B&Bs and a selection of budget caravan parks. Find and book Broadstairs accommodation now.

Accommodation in Broadstairs

  • Broadstairs   (2.0 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
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    Well located Thanet hotel ideal for visiting Margate, Ramsgate & Broadstairs. Newly refurbished guest rooms, free onsite parking, flexible check in/ out times by arrangement.
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  • Broadstairs   (0.4 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
    Sleeps 4
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    £290
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    This ground floor apartment in the town of Broadstairs sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
     
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  • Broadstairs   (1.2 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
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    £708
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    Fabulous family friendly coastal cottage at North Foreland Lighthouse near Broadstairs. Shared 1 acre lawned garden and luxury open plan living space. Beach and pub nearby.
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  • Broadstairs   (0.3 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
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    £350
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4-6
     
    Two bright & well maintained holiday apartments in Broadstairs sleeping 2/4 & 4/6 people. Weekend breaks available, families welcome, close to coastline. Call for more details!
     
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  • Broadstairs   (1.4 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
    Sleeps 8
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    £500
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    Large self-catering Broadstairs holiday home providing accommodation in Kent, close to the coast, with free WiFi and off-road parking facilities. Sleeps 8.
     
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  • Broadstairs   (1.3 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
    Sleeps 8
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    £400
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    Self-catering Broadstairs holiday home providing accommodation suitable for business and leisure guests, including large families and groups. Free WiFi. Parking. Sleeps 8.
     
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  • Broadstairs   (1.5 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
    Sleeps 8
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    £500
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    A luxuriously furnished and contemporary holiday home in Broadstairs providing spacious accommodation with modern facilities, free WiFi and off-road parking. Sleeps 8.
     
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  • Broadstairs   (1.3 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
    Sleeps 8
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    £500
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    Modern, spacious Broadstairs self-catering holiday home suitable for leisure and business guests, with free WiFi and parking. Enclosed garden. Sleeps 8.
     
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  • Broadstairs   (0.1 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
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    £180
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    3 & 4 star self catering holiday cottages in Broadstairs near Ramsgate and Margate. Families welcome, pet friendly, conveniently located for Broadstairs beaches.
     
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  • Broadstairs   (1.4 miles from the centre of Broadstairs)
    Sleeps 8
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    £500
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    Broadstairs self-catering cottage providing spacious accommodation in Kent, with off-road parking and free WiFi. Suitable for leisure and business stays. Sleeps 8.
     
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