Vacation where Charles Dickens already spent his summer - in your vacation home in Broadstairs
Every year in the third week of June, Broadstairs also hosts the Broadstairs Dickens Festival in honor of Charles Dickens, who wrote his famous novel David Copperfield in the small town. At this one, people wear Victorian dress and one of Dickens' novels is performed. If you want to learn more about Charles Dickens, you should also visit the Dickens House Museum, which displays many artifacts related to Dickens' life in Broadstairs. With the Bleak House, you can also visit the author's summer home. There are also several contemporary art galleries in the town.
Several independent stores, as well as cafes and restaurants in the high street, invite you to stroll and relax. Also, the Pavilion on the Sands hosts a summer show as well as year-round entertainment. The impressive views across the bay make it popular for weddings.
If the activities in Broadstairs aren't enough for you, you can reach the coastal towns of Margate and Ramsgate, also in Kent, via cliff-top walks. Towns like Rochester and Canterbury in the surrounding area also offer medieval cathedrals, magnificent castles can be visited in Richborough and Deal.