Open daily, 10-5
including bank holidays, until 4 September
then open weds-sun through September 

PRE-BOOKING ADVISED

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£4.50 ADULT

£4 CONCESSION

£2 CHILD

£10 FAMILY

 

SHELL GROTTO

GROTTO HILL
MARGATE
Kent, CT9 2BU

 

PLEASE NOTE
At busy times - such as weekends and school holidays - we are sometimes only able to accommodate pre-bookings. If you wish to guarantee entry you should book tickets.
 

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2000 SQFT OF MOSAIC,

4.6 MILLION SHELLS,

70 FT OF TUNNELS

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HISTORY OF THE SHELL GROTTO

The Grotto's discovery in 1835 came as a complete surprise to the people of Margate... debate has raged about the Grotto's origins ever since.

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