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Isle of Thanet

Scenic Beauty

Enjoy stunning coastal views and inspiring landscapes

For over 200 years, Londoners have sought refuge in the Isle of Thanet, captivated by its charming coastal towns of Margate, Broadstairs, and Ramsgate in Kent. Just 70 minutes from London*, these towns offer a laidback seaside vibe, breathtaking sandy beaches, fresh sea air, and the romantic skies immortalised by the artist Turner providing a unique backdrop to captivate your delegates.

 

Thanet ( a peninsular in the northeastern corner of Kent) boasts a rich coastal heritage, with iconic venues like Margate’s Dreamland and luxury countryside retreats featuring centuries-old chapels and contemporary buildings. These diverse locations provide standout meeting and event spaces, perfect for any business need. Whether you're planning a conference, a team-building retreat, or a corporate celebration, Thanet in Kent, is sure to have a unique venue to exceed your expectations.

 

Compared to the capital, Thanet offers excellent value with competitive day rates, room rates, and venue fees. Your budget will stretch further without compromising on quality, allowing you to deliver an impressive event.

 

Beyond business, Thanet offers a plethora of activities to keep your delegates entertained. From independent shops and delicious dining options to a creative and quirky nightlife and teambuilding solutions, there’s always something to explore. Your guests will enjoy a memorable experience both during and after the event.

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Conference and Event Venues in the Thanet area

Powell Cotton Museum Quex House and Gardens

Birchington

Kent

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Hold your next team meeting, workshop or presentation amongst some of the finest natural history dioramas in the country. Our meeting space comfortably holds up to 30 people which is ideal for smaller groups and more intimate collaboration.

Quex Park

Birchington

Kent

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The 250-acre Quex Park is located just a mile from Birchington-on-Sea train station near Margate in Kent. This multi-use space is a mix of parkland and gardens and is available to host large-scale events throughout the year - music and food festivals, vehicle displays, fireworks, and the annual Kent Country Show.  The events team is happy to explore new opportunities and answer any questions you may have. 


Quex Park also offers some fantastic team-building solutions for an away day with the team.  Get competitive with paintball, airsoft, archery, or adventure golf, or escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy alpaca trekking or goat walking,

Turner Contemporary

Margate

Kent

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Host your event at Turner Contemporary, a stunning David Chipperfield-designed gallery in the heart of Margate's vibrant arts scene. Enjoy panoramic sea views in versatile spaces accommodating up to 120 guests, with the potential for large-scale events using the entire gallery and exterior terraces. Conveniently accessible from London via Victoria, St Pancras, and Stratford International, Turner Contemporary is ideal for meetings, workshops, and celebrations. Make your event unforgettable in a unique setting surrounded by contemporary art and the skies that inspired J.M.W. Turner.

No42, Margate

Margate

Kent

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Our GuestHouse in Margate is a seen-to-be-believed beauty, right on the seafront. Captivatingly designed, it's a unique destination for all manner of 'dos' - from a blue sky (and sea!) meeting, to a house-party at the hottest address on the strip.

Dreamland Margate

Margate

Kent

Sports Stadium

One of the oldest surviving amusement parks in the UK, Dreamland is steeped in history, combining modern facilities with the vintage charm of yesteryear. Margate’s seaside entertainment sensation, Dreamland, offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces. From our retro Roller Room, to our Grade II listed Ballroom, our warehouse style Hall By The Sea and of course our outdoor amusement park.

Chapel House Estate

Ramsgate

Kent

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Chapel House Estate, nestled on the East Kent Coast, offers a luxurious event venue with a 732-year-old converted Chapel at its heart. Event organisers can choose from two exclusive-use venues: the Thorne Barn for large events or the intimate Walled Courtyard, which includes the No 9 Restaurant. Luxurious accommodation options are available, including Hideaway Lodges and Chapel Cottage. Led by an award-winning Head Chef, the estate creates exciting menus using locally sourced ingredients, ensuring a bespoke culinary experience that caters to each event's unique needs. Chapel House is also a stunning wedding venue, boasting four beautiful ceremony locations.

How to get to Thanet 

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By Rail:

Journey times are approximately 75 minutes to Ramsgate, 85 minutes to Broadstairs and 90 minutes to Margate. From the newly opened Thanet Parkway station near Minster 70 minutes.

There are frequent trains between Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and London Victoria (approximately 1 hour 50 minutes), London Waterloo East and London Charing Cross (both approximately 2 hours).

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