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All Saints Church, Birchington, Kent

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About Birchington

This attractive, residential seaside town is an ideal place for a jolly family holiday. It is situated in what is known as 'The Garden of England' on the north Kent coast along which there is a ribbon of lively towns, lovely sands and an azure blue sea.

Birchington lies between Reculver and Westgate-on-Sea, it is a smallish town with a fine sandy bay where low tide reveals a multitude of pools, ideal for shrimping and searching out prawns. Boating has become a popular past-time along most parts of the Kentish coast. Boats can be hired and sea fishing trips can be arranged.

This is a pleasant place to relax, enjoy sightseeing, and best of all benefit from the bracing, fresh sea air Quex House offers a fascinating museum of over 500 stuffed animals shown to best advantage in life-like settings of Africa and Asia. Interestingly, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, co-founder of the pre-Raphaelite movement is buried in the churchyard of All Saints Church.

There are a few pleasing shops, nice pubs and inns, good restaurants and pleasant walks. Several towns are within easy driving distance, most notably - Broadstairs where Charles Dickens was a frequent visitor, Canterbury with its magnificent Cathedral, and the lively resorts of Margate and Ramsgate.

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Number 30 Bed and Breakfast in Birchington, Kent, England

Number 30 Bed and Breakfast

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A 10-minute walk from the seafront, Number 30 Bed and Breakfast in Birchington provides high-quality accommodation on the east Kent coast, 13 miles from historic Canterbury....
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Hussar Inn in Margate, Kent, England4 stars

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The Hussar is a family-run inn set a 5-minute drive from the centre of Margate and the coast, offering a bar, a restaurant, free parking and free Wi-Fi....
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Premier Inn Ramsgate in Ramsgate, Kent, England3 stars

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Westbrook Lodge Guest House in Margate, Kent, England

Westbrook Lodge Guest House

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Birchington-on-Sea Station(0.5 miles, 0.8 km)
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M2 Junction 6(18.8 miles, 30.2 km, direction W)
Lydd Airport(33.2 miles, 53.3 km, direction SW)
London City Airport(54.7 miles, 88.0 km, direction W)
Birchington to London(62.6 miles, 100.8 km, direction W)

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