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Getting here, FAQs and pricing

Address

Marine Terrace, Margate, CT9 1XJ

Address

Marine Terrace, Margate, CT9 1XJ

We are on a prominent location on the Margate seafront which is situated on the northeastern tip of Kent with excellent transport links from London and just a hop across the Channel from France.

Our Location

Dreamland’s entrance is on Marine Terrace, Margate, CT9 1XJ; the entrance to the Amusement Park is just to the side of the cinema on Hall By The Sea Road. Parking is available in the nearby Arlington Car Park and Dreamland Car Park on Belgrave Road. Please note, these car parks are operated by Smart Parking.

Getting here

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Excellent road links with the M20 and M2 motorways close-by providing easy links from London.

Helpful route planners:
www.theaa.com/route-planner
www.rac.co.uk/route-planner

The Eurotunnel train at Calais will transport you to Folkestone in just 35 minutes. From there it is approximately a 1 hour drive to Thanet on the A20 and A256, follow the signs to Margate.

We have two car parks, both of which are operated by Smart Parking. Round the corner from Dreamland is the Arlington Car Park, located on All Saints Avenue, CT9 5QH. The Dreamland Car Park is located on Belgrave Road, CT9 1XG.

The parking tariffs are:

Up to 1hr – £1.50
Up to 2hrs – £3.00
Up to 4hrs – £6.00
Up to 15hrs – £9.00

Frequent bus links mean that travelling around Thanet and to Dreamland Margate is quick and easy. The 8, 32, 33, 34, 36, 56 and Loop are the main bus routes that Stagecoach run through the towns, stopping in various places near the park.

Tel: +44 (0) 345 810 1000
www.stagecoachbus.com

High Speed Trains
The high-speed train service between London and Margate means travelling from the capital is quick and easy with a journey time around 91 minutes (based on travelling from st Pancras Int’l to Margate).
For times and ticket information visit www.southeasternrailway.co.uk

Southeastern Trains
Tel: + 44 (0) 845 000 2222
www.southeasternrailway.co.uk
There are also frequent trains between London Victoria and Margate. Journey times are approximately 1 hour 50 minutes from Victoria. Margate train station is approximately a 5-minute walk to Dreamland’s main entrance.

National Rail Enquiries
Tel: +44 (0) 8457 484 950
Textphone: +44 (0) 845 6050 600
www.nationalrail.co.uk

The Eurostar
The passenger terminal in Ashford can connect with trains to Margate. Eurostar International service runs to Ashford and London from Brussels, Lille and Paris.
Tel: +44 (0) 8705 186 186
www.eurostar.com

National Express runs a national network of coach services. Coaches run from London Victoria to various stops in Margate and take approximately 2 hours.
www.nationalexpress.com

Tel: +44 (0) 8717 818178
Tel +44 (0) 8717 818179 (disabled persons travel helpline)
Textphone: +44 (0) 121 455 0086

FAQS

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Yes, Dreamland is free to enter and we are operating a pay-per-ride system in 2022. Rides are individually priced and you can find out more here.

The park is free to enter and, as we are operating a pay-per-ride system, the rides are individually priced. You can find out more about the rides available this season here.

We do encourage our visitors to use contactless or card payment methods if they can.

For a full list of our rides, and the cost of each individual ride, please click here.

Just like last year, we will be operating flexible opening times for Dreamland in 2022 and visitors will be able to enjoy our carefully curated selection of rides on a pay-per-ride basis.

All the food and drink outlets at Dreamland accept contactless and card payments.

We do not offer refunds or exchanges on event tickets. If the park is closed on the day you had booked to visit, or an event is cancelled, our Guest Services team will be in touch with you. If you have booked your tickets through a ticket agent (e.g. AXS, See Tickets, DICE, Resident Advisor, Skiddle), please refer to your ticket or email confirmation for further information on their cancellation policy and contact details.

You must be over 14 to be able to enter our park alone. Children under the age of 14 are to be accompanied by an adult aged 16+. Age restrictions for ticketed events may vary, please check the specific information per event.

Yes, there are two car parks available for Dreamland visitors. The multi storey car park is just around the corner from Dreamland on All Saints Avenue, CT9 5QH and a car park on a level surface is just off Belgrave Road, CT9 1XG. Both are operated and managed by SMART parking. The car parks cost £9 for all day parking.

No, but guests are welcome to bring their own.

No, there is no storage for buggies on site.

Yes, carers are free. If you require a carer, you will need to provide one of the following forms of documentation:
– A certified NHS letter from your doctor or consultant clearly stating why you are eligible for a carer ticket
– A letter from a professional body (eg Nurse, Bupa Healthcare Advisor etc) clearly stating why you are eligible for a carer ticket
– A DLA, DWP or PIP letter stating you are entitled to a carer ticket
– A valid Max Card
– Blue Badges are not accepted

Visit our Rides section on our website for more details on our line up this year. We’ve included applicable height restrictions in the descriptions of the rides. Find out more here.

Yes! It was not the wood that was listed it was the structure, design and location of the railway. It has been lovingly re-built under the watchful eye of English Heritage.

The Whip and the Corbiere Wheel are being stored by our partners at The Dreamland Heritage Trust for future development.

During wet weather conditions it may be necessary to temporarily close some of our rides and in cases of high winds the Big Wheel. If this happens, we will do everything within our power to open these rides as soon possible.

Please refer to our Accessibility page for information.

Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

We offer shoes all the way down to a kids size 8.

The Roller Room may be closed for some events. Please check the Roller Room opening times before you travel.

If your query is ticket-related, please contact our ticketing partner AXS here. If you have purchased your ticket from one of our other authorised ticket sellers (including See Tickets, DICE, Skiddle, and Resident Advisor), please refer to their individual websites for customer service information.

The concert will go ahead rain or shine, unless decided by the management and artist that it is unsafe to continue. Please ensure you bring adequate clothing for the weather conditions on the day.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. The ticket purchaser is required to bring ID alongside their ticket to gain entry to the event. Letters of authorisation will be accepted in place of the original ticket purchaser’s ID. Dreamland reserves the right to refuse admission if these terms are not adhered to. If you have booked your tickets through one of our authorised ticket agents (e.g. AXS, See Tickets, DICE, Skiddle, Resident Advisor), please refer to your ticket or email confirmation for further information on terms and conditions, and their contact details.

If an event is cancelled, our Guest Services team will be in touch with you. If you have booked your tickets through one of our authorised ticket agents (e.g. AXS, See Tickets, DICE, Skiddle, Resident Advisor), please refer to your ticket or email confirmation for further information on their cancellation policy and contact details.

Our outdoor park and Scenic Stage area are accessible for wheelchair users and there is a dedicated Accessible Platform, which must be booked prior to arrival. All Accessible tickets will need to be booked in advance via the Dreamland website. When you book an accessible ticket, you will receive a complimentary carer / personal assistant ticket alongside.  Proof of eligibility will need to be provided alongside your ticket on entry to the event. If you have any specific access needs, please contact us prior to the event on customerservices@dreamland.co.uk.

Many of our events are managed by external promoters and so we often do not have full details of exactly what the production will involve until very close to the day of the show. Most of our events will contain flashing lights and use of haze as standard. We make every effort to advertise on doors of the event if this is the case.

Most of our events have age restrictions, in which case you will need to provide proof of age on entry. Please refer to the individual event page for the age restrictions of that specific event. When purchasing alcohol, if you appear to be under the age of 25, you may be asked for proof of age. We reserve the right to refuse to serve you alcohol if you do not have valid photographic ID.
Acceptable forms of ID to prove you are over 18 include:
• A photo driving licence
• A passport
• A proof of age card, such as the PASS card from the national Proof of Age Standards Scheme.

For outdoor ticketed events, we do not operate a cloakroom.

If you’ve lost something whilst with us, please send an e mail to our customer services team on customerservices@dreamland.co.uk and they’ll search lost property to see if it has been handed in.

Portable seating is not permitted in the concert arena. Food and drink must not be brought into the park; there are a number of outlets available to purchase food and drink from. Please note that guests will have to pass through security and bag searches to enter all ticketed events. Please refer to the full park entry terms & conditions here for more information.

There are baby changing areas available in the toilets/welfare areas on the park.

There are two car parks close to Dreamland. One just around the corner, located on All Saints Avenue, CT9 5QH and the other is located just off Belgrave Road, CT9 1XG. Both are operated and managed by SMART parking.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU PURCHASE THE CORRECT PARKING TICKET, ALLOWING PLENTY OF TIME TO RETURN TO YOUR CAR.  FINES WILL BE ISSUED BY SMART PARKING FOR LATE RETURNS.

For ticketed events, only ticketholders for the event will have access to the park during the event.

If your query is ticket-related, please contact our ticketing partner AXS here. If you have purchased your ticket from one of our other authorised ticket sellers (including See Tickets, DICE, Skiddle, and Resident Advisor), please refer to their individual websites for customer service information.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. The ticket purchaser is required to bring ID alongside their ticket to gain entry to the event. Letters of authorisation will be accepted in place of the original ticket purchaser’s ID. Dreamland reserves the right to refuse admission if these terms are not adhered to. If you have booked your tickets through one of our authorised ticket agents (e.g. AXS, See Tickets, DICE, Skiddle, Resident Advisor), please refer to your ticket or email confirmation for further information on terms and conditions, and their contact details.

Our Hall By The Sea and Ballroom venues are both fully accessible for wheelchair users. There is an accessible platform available in Hall By The Sea for up to 6 wheelchair users plus their carers / personal assistants (12 tickets, sold as 6 pairs). Tickets for the accessible platform will need to be booked in advance via the Dreamland website. These tickets also provide entry to the unreserved disabled access area. Dreamland offers a complimentary personal assistant / carer ticket alongside all disabled ticket bookings. Proof of eligibility will need to be provided alongside your ticket on entry to the event. If you have any specific access needs, please contact us prior to the event on customerservices@dreamland.co.uk.

Many of our events are managed by external promoters and so we often do not have full details of exactly what the production will involve until very close to the day of the show. Most of our events will contain flashing lights and use of haze as standard. We make every effort to advertise on doors of the event if this is the case.

The smoking area for indoor events is adjacent to the venue. No vaping is allowed in the undercover areas.

Most of our events have age restrictions, in which case you will need to provide proof of age on entry. Please refer to the individual event page for the age restrictions of that specific event. When purchasing alcohol, if you appear to be under the age of 25, you may be asked for proof of age. We reserve the right to refuse to serve you alcohol if you do not have valid photographic ID.
Acceptable forms of ID to prove you are over 18 include:
• A photo driving licence
• A passport
• A proof of age card, such as the PASS card from the national Proof of Age Standards Scheme.

Yes. We operate a cloakroom for all indoor ticketed events. There is a charge for each item deposited. Please avoid bringing large bags and suitcases where possible, as space is limited.

No dangerous or hazardous items, lasers, chairs, stools, spray cans, professional cameras, glass, illegal substances, flags, banners, poles. Masks will be removed for security search. Please note that guests will have to pass through security and bag searches to enter all ticketed events. Please refer to the full park entry terms & conditions here for more information.

There are two car parks close to Dreamland. One just around the corner, located on All Saints Avenue, CT9 5QH and the other is located just off Belgrave Road, CT9 1XG. Both are operated and managed by SMART parking.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU PURCHASE THE CORRECT PARKING TICKET, ALLOWING PLENTY OF TIME TO RETURN TO YOUR CAR.  FINES WILL BE ISSUED BY SMART PARKING FOR LATE RETURNS.

For ticketed events, only ticketholders for the event will have access to the park during the event.

We have decided to suspend our Dreamland Membership Scheme, in its current form, for the time being.

As a member, you will already have received two emails from us about your Dreamland Membership. If you missed these, or they happened to go into your junk mail, all you need to do is complete and return a refund form before Friday 30th September 2022. You can find the form in the Members section on our website here.

We love welcoming groups at Dreamland. Please email customerservices@dreamland.co.uk or call 01843 267026 for more information. You will be able to pay for your group tickets at the ticket booth on the day of your visit but we must know how many will be in the group, prior to your arrival, so we can have the tickets ready and waiting for you.

For coach parking, please use Dreamland Car Park. This is located on Belgrave Road, Margate, CT9 1XG. The cost for coaches is £12 for a day.

We can’t promise that every detail that you remember will be there but every nook and cranny of the new Dreamland will be touched by the hand of a designer. We do promise that there will be nowhere quite like Dreamland.

For full dates and opening times, please check our website.

The Roller Room, and Tail Spin Diner are open throughout the year (subject to availability). The amusement park closes during the winter months for maintenance.

We’re afraid we don’t have a camping area at Dreamland. However, there are a number of hotels in the area and we are only a five minute walk from Margate train station.

Only registered assistance dogs are permitted to enter the park.

Yes, there will be designated areas throughout the park. Smoking will not be allowed in any other areas.

Yes. There will be alcohol served in designated areas. If you are buying drinks, please ensure you do not leave these areas when drinking them. You will also need to show proof of age when buying alcohol.

Yes, there are a variety of food outlets on park. You can find out more about food and drink options here.

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