Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Margate

Come and experience Margate and its museums, history and art galleries. This welcoming city is known for its beaches, seaside and theaters. Canterbury Cathedral and Dreamland are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Margate

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Margate a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dreamland (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Royal St George's Golf Club (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Westgate and Birchington Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • St. Augustine's Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Stonelees Golf Centre (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Margate

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Margate

Margate is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Margate is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Margate Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Margate Main Sands (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Westbrook Bay (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • St Mildred's Bay (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Botany Bay (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • West Bay Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Margate

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to London (SEN-Southend), which is 32.2 mi (51.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Margate Station.

Where to stay around Margate, GB?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 417 vacation rentals near Margate. From 222 Houses to 106 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Margate for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Margate?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Margate. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Margate Beach: 838 vacation rentals
  • Botany Bay: 800 vacation rentals
  • Winter Gardens: 822 vacation rentals
  • Margate Museum: 824 vacation rentals
  • Hornby Visitor Centre: 840 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Margate listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Margate?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 222 Houses in Margate. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Margate include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 106 rentals available
  • Cottages: 75 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 75 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Margate?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Margate. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.