My husband and I are travelling to the UK in June this year. We are planning to spend a few days in Kent doing some family research. We do not wish to hire a car and wondered what alternative means of transport are available?
Ignore British grumbling about public transport, it’s a national pastime. The UK has great connections by rail or coach, particularly in the southeast.
Margate has been a popular spot with daytrippers from London. Since the 1800s it’s been at the end of an increasingly busy train line from the capital. During its heyday in the 70s a trip to the strand was the highlight of many a summer and – in the words of Chas and Dave – going “daahn to Margate” became a byword for going on holiday.
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