If you’re new to the Broadstairs area, you might not know exactly how much there is to do and see here. But, with this guide, we’ll show you loads of things to do that can make your stay here as special and memorable as possible.
Broadstairs has so many things to offer. With award-winning Blue Flag beaches, a wide range of independent shops on the traditional High street and an abundance of beautiful sights to see on walks around the coast. These are just a few things to see in Broadstairs the whole year round, but there’s so much more on at different times of the year that can make a visit extra special.
There are literary, culinary and musical festivals throughout the year so that you can find something you’ll love at any time. It’s also a great way of discovering new things and spending your time in Broadstairs relaxing and not having to worry about work.
After you are done exploring the town and working up an appetite, there are plenty of incredible restaurants in town that you can visit. With all sorts of cuisine to choose from, you can refuel with the delicious meal of your choice. There are plenty of bars to head out to afterwards for a relaxed evening on the town, or you can enjoy an evening at the cinema or the theatre if you’re looking to enjoy a more cultural evening.
In springtime the calendar of events is kicked off by the Blues Bash, a blues music festival that has a number of acts performing for free with the headliners requiring a ticket. There are some truly amazing acts performing over the weekend each year and blues fans and newcomers to blues music will be sure to have an amazing, memorable weekend.
Next comes the Spring Food Fair over Easter Weekend that showcases local producers of all sorts of food and drink ranging from wine and cheese, to fudge and pies. There’s so much food on offer that you can spend an entire day gorging yourself on delicious local produce and you won’t have been able to finish getting round all the stalls. But, if you miss out on the stalls, you can go back in October for the Broadstairs Food Festival.
In June, the town gets completely transformed by Dickens Week and then once again in July for the Victorian Weekend. These events are truly unique and can give your stay a memorable and enjoyable twist that you can’t get anywhere else.
As the summer draws to a close in August, Broadstairs Folk Week begins bringing all sorts of Folk musicians and acts to town. This accompanies the weekly performances every Sunday at the bandstand throughout the summer. There’s information about these events online on a month by month basis that you can use to plan ahead.
There are plenty of sights to see all year round. If you’re looking for a more relaxed holiday, you can visit any of the great museums in the town including; the Bleak House Museum, the Crampton Tower Museum and the Dickens House Museum. These museums are packed with loads of great exhibitions about the town and its rich history.
You can also spend a day at the beach or just wandering around town. There’s more than enough to see and do around town and you are sure to have a memorable retreat where you can get away from work and your normal everyday life. Broadstairs is a truly unique and