5 days in Kent Itinerary

5 days in Kent Itinerary

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5 days in Kent Itinerary

Start: Milton Keynes
+2
train + foot + train:  2​h 45​min
1
Margate, Isle of Thanet
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
2
Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet
— 1 night
train:  30​min
3
Canterbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Slough

few
hours
Margate, Isle of Thanet

Margate
Margate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in Kent, England. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Minnis Bay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary the Virgin, and then stroll through Botany Bay.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Margate trip planning site .

Milton Keynes to Margate is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Broadstairs.

Things to do in Margate

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

1
night
Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet

Broadstairs ©
Broadstairs is a coastal town on the Isle of Thanet in the Thanet district of east Kent, England, about 80mi east of London. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sailors Church, then kick back and relax at Dumpton Gap, and then kick back and relax at Stone Bay.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Broadstairs road trip website .

Broadstairs is just a short distance from Margate. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Canterbury.

Things to do in Broadstairs

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sailors Church, Kingsgate Bay
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Dumpton Gap ©
Dumpton Gap
Stone Bay ©
Stone Bay
Sailors Church ©
Sailors Church

2
nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Eastbridge Hospital, explore the world behind art at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, and then contemplate the long history of Chilham Village. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Canterbury Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at The Hawking Centre, and then admire the natural beauty at Westgate Gardens.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Canterbury online attractions planner .

Canterbury is just a stone's throw from Broadstairs. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Canterbury

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, Chilham Village, Reculver Towers and Roman Fort
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The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
Chilham Village ©
Chilham Village
Reculver Towers and Roman Fort ©
Reculver Towers and Roman Fort

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