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The Albion Rooms, Margate, Kent

Michael Edwards enjoys the coolest B&B in Margate, The Libertines’ Albion Rooms.

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 Insider’s Guide to Margate, Kent

Locals may not like Margate’s nickname – Shoreditch-on-sea – but Michael Edwards finds there’s more than a grain of truth in the comparison.

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National Trust Cream Teas At Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Anthea Gerrie enjoys the delights of a COVID-friendly cream tea amongst the flora and fauna of Sissinghurst Castle Garden.

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Thackeray’s  Restaurant, Tunbridge Wells

Thackeray’s Honesty menu is a bit risky for the house because of the considerable investment in presentation as well as the preparation of special dishes not on the regular menu.

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Driving the Kent Coast to Dungeness

The road to Dungeness, site of lighthouses old and new and a partially-decommissioned nuclear power station, offers every kind of driving challenge, from where a few pleasantly twisty miles lead to the mediaeval hilltop town of Rye

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The Corner House, Minster

For what looks like an unassuming little restaurant in the depths of the Thanet hinterland, The Corner House in Minster has garnered a great deal of attention over the past five years.

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