Hotels in Margate
J M W Turner would take the steam packet down the Thames to Margate. Today Londoners can hop aboard HS2 at St Pancras mid-morning, and enjoy lunch with a sea view at Nick Conington’s 'friendly' hotel.
The Reading Rooms
On a Georgian square, Louise Oldfield and Liam Nabb have restored their B&B with a careful balance of a thoroughly 21st-century make-over with a 200-year-old history.