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Great British Railway Journeys: Out on DVD

Series 2 of the BBC series has been released on DVD. The Grotto Features in Episode 18, Canterbury to Margate. Presenter Michael Portillo describes the Grotto as “extraordinary…like entering a subterranean cathedral”.


In this episode he also finds out how Canterbury Cathedral was saved during the Baedeker raids of World War II and goes whelk fishing in Whitstable. You can buy the DVD here or view the episode we feature in on You Tube by searching Great British Railway Journeys Canterbury to Margate S2 Ep18 Part2.


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2021 SEASON

We've put together a FAQs list so you can find out all about booking tickets, our COVID safety measures and what to expect from a visit to the Grotto.

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TRIP ADVISOR AWARD 2020

We're pleased and proud to say that we have been awarded a 2020 Traveller's Choice Award, putting us in the top 10% of attractions on the site worldwide.

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IN MEMORY:
CHRIS PEARSON

We're incredibly saddened by the death of Chris Pearson, who has died at the age of 68. Chris served as an archivist for both the Shell Grotto and Margate Caves.

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