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The Droit House

It’s a good starter for a visit to Margate.All the information you need is here.Also some nice... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
ghearsey
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Impressive

Always park my car alongside the building and always consider it a blast from a past seaside... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
PHE22
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London, United Kingdom
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Droit House The Pier, Margate CT9 1JD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The folk working in this office are so helpful and friendly whether you go in or make a request by phone. Some very interesting material available to look at or purchase. I highly recommend them.

Thank Hutson110
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The building was originally built in the 1820’s to collect Harbour Dues and Customs monies. It was destroyed in WW2, rebuilt to the original plans in 1947 and now operates as an excellent Information Centre with helpful staff. Make sure you also enjoy the audio/visual...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is a lovely old building with a story to tell. It has been unspoilt situated at the start of the Harbour Arm. Currently it houses the Information Center and a small gift shop.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This building is at the start of the stone harbour and opposite Turner Contemporary. It was originally the customs building, constructed in 1828, destroyed in WWII but rebuilt to the original plans in 1947. Sadly, it is wasted as all it contains, as far as...More

Thank Roland D
Reviewed 24 June 2018

It’s a good starter for a visit to Margate.All the information you need is here.Also some nice little gems for sale and right on the doorstep of the Turner Centre.

Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Really nice little tourist shop with lovely staff always with a smile and so good at helping and guiding the tourist or local to find something great to do in Thanet and the surrounding villages

Thank fabianpippinKent
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Standing beside the main sand's a very impressive building that looks quite grand. However not so good inside.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nice looking building close to the Turner and the harbour wall. Houses the tourist information office which was somewhat limited in information when we attended. The external facade suggests there are hidden treasures inside, don't be misled.

Thank Toadsfeet
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Always park my car alongside the building and always consider it a blast from a past seaside resort, standing at the side of the harbour arm.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A nice building both inside and out. Rebuilt after being destroyed during the war. Not much information in it though for an Tourist Information centre. Don't miss the nearby plaque commemorating the loss of an early lifeboat.

Thank Steve C
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