Birchington-on-sea Tourism

Birchington-on-Sea is a village in north-east Kent, England, with a population of around 10,000. It is part of the Thanet district and forms part of the civil parish of Birchington. It lies on the coast facing the North Sea, east of the Thames Estuary, between the seaside resorts of Herne Bay and Margate. As a seaside resort, the village is a tourist and retirement destination. The village's Minnis Bay is a family beach with attractions such as sailing, windsurfing, a paddling pool and coastal walking routes. Its three smaller beaches are surrounded by chalk cliffs, cliff stacks and caves. The village was first recorded in 1240. Its parish church, All Saints', dates to the 13th century and its churchyard is the burial place of the 19th-century Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Quex Park, a local 19th-century manor house, is home to the Powell-Cotton Museum and a twelve-bell tower built for change ringing. The museum contains a large collection of stuffed exotic animals collected by Major Percy Powell-Cotton on his travels in Africa, and also houses artefacts unearthed in and around Birchington by his daughter, Antoinette Powell-Cotton, a keen archeologist.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Birchington-on-sea, United Kingdom. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city London, United Kingdom. London is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. A vacation to Birchington-on-sea can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Birchington-on-sea before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 32.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 27.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.5 (Low)
  • How safe is Birchington-on-sea for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Birchington-on-sea.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.69 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 23.44 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 11.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 20.31 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.31 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.94 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.19 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.31 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 69.49 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.87 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 45.46 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 73.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.06 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Birchington-on-sea

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.64 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 72.9 USD

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