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Margate Collection

Discover the charm of Margate, England, where history and fun collide. 🇬🇧 Located in Kent, this coastal town is a hidden gem waiting to be explored

Background imageMargate Collection: England / Margate

England / Margate
The busy beach, promenade and clock tower at Margate, Kent, England

Background imageMargate Collection: St Mildreds Bay, Westgate on Sea, Kent

St Mildreds Bay, Westgate on Sea, Kent
St Mildreds Bay, Westgate on Sea, near Margate, Kent, England. Date: 1920s

Background imageMargate Collection: Rollercoaster

Rollercoaster
Riders on the Scenic Railway rollercoaster at Dreamland in Margate, Kent

Background imageMargate Collection: Cat Stealing Herrings

Cat Stealing Herrings
A naughty cat stealing fresh Margate herrings off a barrow!

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon and her Bijou Orchestra

Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon and her Bijou Orchestra
Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon (Mrs Fred Wildon - pictured on left with cello) and her Bijou Orchestra - a musical quintet. The Wildon family ran orchestras of various types during the summer in

Background imageMargate Collection: Dreamland, Margate, 1938

Dreamland, Margate, 1938
Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate - a crowd waiting at the Scenic Railway station

Background imageMargate Collection: The promenade, Margate, England

The promenade, Margate, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageMargate Collection: The harbor, II. Margate, England

The harbor, II. Margate, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageMargate Collection: Kingsgate Castle, Margate, England

Kingsgate Castle, Margate, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageMargate Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20100092

EyeUbiquitous_20100092
England, Kent, Margate Kings Gate chalk headland, arch and beach

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate Kent UK City Street Map

Margate Kent UK City Street Map
Vector Illustration of a City Street Map of Margate, Kent, UK. Included files are EPS (v10) and Hi-Res JPG. Data courtesy from Ordnance Survey: VectorMap District https

Background imageMargate Collection: Chislet Colliery 1930S

Chislet Colliery 1930S
Chislet Colliery was located next to the Canterbury-Margate road, Kent. Two shafts were first sunk in 1914. Despite surviving nationalisation in 1947, the mine closed in 1969. Date: 1930s

Background imageMargate Collection: EAST END BEACH 1930S

EAST END BEACH 1930S
A group of working class kids on a small beach beside the River Thames, the Margate of the East End, London. Date: early 1930s

Background imageMargate Collection: Holidaymakers in the sea at Margate, Kent

Holidaymakers in the sea at Margate, Kent Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMargate Collection: Fairs / Electric Car Ride

Fairs / Electric Car Ride
Monte Carlo Rally electric car ride at Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate, Kent - Harbour and seafront - hold-to-light card

Margate, Kent - Harbour and seafront - hold-to-light card Date: circa 1904

Background imageMargate Collection: The Gap, Margate, England

The Gap, Margate, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate beach during heatwave

Margate beach during heatwave
Thousands of holiday makers enjoy the pleasures of the beach at Margate during warm and sunny weather at the end of August, 1927

Background imageMargate Collection: Fairs / Electric Cars / 1956

Fairs / Electric Cars / 1956
Monte Carlo Rally electric car ride at Dreamland, Margate

Background imageMargate Collection: The jetty, I. Margate, England

The jetty, I. Margate, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate Jetty 1912

Margate Jetty 1912
Margate Jetty - crowds enjoy their outing to the seaside

Background imageMargate Collection: Dreamland Cafe 1952

Dreamland Cafe 1952
A summers evening in the outdoor cafe at Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate

Background imageMargate Collection: Donkey Ride / Margate

Donkey Ride / Margate
Children prepared for a donkey ride

Background imageMargate Collection: 1927 Morgan Aero 1100cc three-wheeler car

1927 Morgan Aero 1100cc three-wheeler car
Jolly woman posing for a photograph seated in a fabulous 1927 Morgan Aero 1100cc three-wheeled car at the seafront in Margate, Kent. 1927

Background imageMargate Collection: The Ferris wheel at Dreamland, Margate, Kent, England, UK. Circa 1980's

The Ferris wheel at Dreamland, Margate, Kent, England, UK. Circa 1980's

Background imageMargate Collection: Scenes at Bembom Brothers White Knuckle Theme Park (formerly known as Dreamland

Scenes at Bembom Brothers White Knuckle Theme Park (formerly known as Dreamland) in Margate, Kent. Pictured the Meteor ride. 5th April 1982

Background imageMargate Collection: Buster Merryfield as Uncle Albert and David Jason as Derek Trotter during the filming of

Buster Merryfield as Uncle Albert and David Jason as Derek Trotter during the filming of the " Only Fools and Horses" Christmas Special " The Jolly Boys Outing" in Margate

Background imageMargate Collection: Cast members on the coach during the filming of the 'Only Fools and Horses'

Cast members on the coach during the filming of the "Only Fools and Horses"
Cast members on the coach during the filming of the " Only Fools and Horses" Christmas Special " The Jolly Boys Outing" in Margate. 16th May 1989

Background imageMargate Collection: Mods v Rockers. Picture shows the scene at Margate

Mods v Rockers. Picture shows the scene at Margate, North East Kent in May 1964. Mods chasing the Rockers across the beach. Picture taken 17th May 1964

Background imageMargate Collection: Filming the 'Only Fools and Horses'Christmas Special 'The Jolly Boys

Filming the "Only Fools and Horses"Christmas Special "The Jolly Boys
Filming the " Only Fools and Horses" Christmas Special " The Jolly Boys Outing" in Margate. 18th May 1989

Background imageMargate Collection: Dreamland amusement park in Margate, Kent. 14th July 1966

Dreamland amusement park in Margate, Kent. 14th July 1966

Background imageMargate Collection: Miss World contestants go for a swim at the Butlins Hotel, Margate

Miss World contestants go for a swim at the Butlins Hotel, Margate. The girls are relaxing before the final tomorrow. 13th October 1957

Background imageMargate Collection: An empty funfair in Margate, Kent, during Good Friday. 27th March 1964

An empty funfair in Margate, Kent, during Good Friday. 27th March 1964

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate, Kent - Arcades on Seafront Circa 1985

Margate, Kent - Arcades on Seafront Circa 1985

Background imageMargate Collection: Leeds LS26 8 Map

Leeds LS26 8 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Leeds LS26 8

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate bay with sandy beach, harbour, lighthouse and moored boats

Margate bay with sandy beach, harbour, lighthouse and moored boats
Margate, Kent, England

Background imageMargate Collection: Little girl and her toy dog ride a model Elephant - Margate

Little girl and her toy dog ride a model Elephant - Margate
Little girl and her toy dog ride a model Elephant - Cliftonville, Margate, Kent Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMargate Collection: G Munday - Fishmonger & Poulterer - Cliftonville, Kent

G Munday - Fishmonger & Poulterer - Cliftonville, Kent
G Munday - Fishmonger & Poulterer - Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. Date: circa 1909

Background imageMargate Collection: Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent, England

Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent, England

Background imageMargate Collection: Winner of the Miss Margate beauty pageant posing with trophy at the Winter

Winner of the Miss Margate beauty pageant posing with trophy at the Winter Gardens Margate. June 1960

Background imageMargate Collection: England, Kent, Thanet, Margate, The Turner Contemporary Art Gallery

England, Kent, Thanet, Margate, The Turner Contemporary Art Gallery

Background imageMargate Collection: England, Kent, Margate, Old Town, Outdoor Cafe in the Marketplace

England, Kent, Margate, Old Town, Outdoor Cafe in the Marketplace

Background imageMargate Collection: England, Kent, Margate, Margate Beach, Margate Shell Grotto

England, Kent, Margate, Margate Beach, Margate Shell Grotto

Background imageMargate Collection: England, Kent, Margate, Seafront Victorian Clock Tower

England, Kent, Margate, Seafront Victorian Clock Tower

Background imageMargate Collection: England, Kent, Margate, Turner Contemporary Art Gallery

England, Kent, Margate, Turner Contemporary Art Gallery

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate sands in the early 1900s

Margate sands in the early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate Lifeboat early 1900s

Margate Lifeboat early 1900s

Background imageMargate Collection: Margate Lifeboat launching

Margate Lifeboat launching



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Discover the charm of Margate, England, where history and fun collide. 🇬🇧 Located in Kent, this coastal town is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Start your adventure at St Mildreds Bay or Westgate on Sea, both offering stunning views of the English coastline. Feel the thrill as you ride the iconic rollercoaster at Margate Pier - an experience loved by locals and visitors alike. Immerse yourself in nostalgia with Jessie Wildon and her Bijou Orchestra at Dreamland, Margate's beloved amusement park since 1938. Take a leisurely stroll along the promenade, soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of this seaside destination. Don't forget to visit the picturesque harbor for a taste of authentic maritime life. For history enthusiasts, Kingsgate Castle stands proudly as a testament to Margate's rich heritage. Explore its fascinating architecture and imagine life within its walls centuries ago. Navigate through the city streets using our handy map Kent UK City Street Map – ensuring you don't miss any must-see spots. Join holidaymakers frolicking in the sea at Margate Beach or indulge in thrilling fairs like electric car rides that will make your heart race with excitement. Capture memories that last a lifetime with postcards showcasing Margate's beautiful harbor and seafront when held up to light. Margate offers something for everyone - from scenic beauty to exhilarating adventures - making it an ideal destination for your next getaway.