Where else in the UK can you clamber aboard a host of stylishly restored, recreated and retro-fitted rides and amusements from the Golden Age of British seaside hols?
There’s more than just brilliant retro rides and amusements. Dreamland is a world where vintage cool holds hands with modern design, and goes for a lovely beachside stroll.
To keep those smiles wide, we’ve got a selection of tempting treats to tantalise your tastebuds.
We’ve also lined up a host of unmissable events, celebrating the best of British Culture, each with that unmistakable Dreamland vibe.
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.
We are on a prominent location on the Margate seafront which is situated on the south eastern tip of Kent with excellent transport links from London and just a hop across the Channel from France.
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) 8712 002233
National Express runs a national network of coach services. Coaches run from London Victoria to various stops in Margate and take approximately 2 hours.
Tel: +44 (0) 8717 818178
Tel: +44 (0) 8717 818179
(disabled persons travel helpline)
Textphone: +44 (0) 121 455 0086
Excellent road links with the M20 and M2 motorways close-by providing easy links from London.
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.
Car and Coach Parking
Beside Dreamland is a public car and coach park but parking is limited; the entrance is on Belgrave Road, CT9 1XG.
High Speed Trains
The high-speed train service between St Pancras International Station, London and Margate means travelling from the capital is quick and easy with a journey time of around just 80 minutes.
For times and ticket information visit www.southeasternrailway.co.uk
Tel: + 44 (0) 845 000 2222
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 7-minute walk to Dreamland’s main entrance.
National Rail Enquiries
Tel: +44 (0) 8457 484 950
Textphone: +44 (0) 845 6050 600
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
Margate railway station is a stones throw from the Margate Main Sands and a very short walk (about 7 minutes) from Dreamland. This makes travelling by rail a perfect stress free option for a great day out!
We welcome visits by disabled people and will do all within our power to ensure a safe and pleasurable visit in any way that we can.
“Margate is in the midst of a cultural renaissance”
These days, Margate fizzes with artistic energy. From traditional holiday-town charms to a world-class art gallery and tempting retro shops.