Transfer from Gatwick Airport to Margate
During history Margate has also been the place for a few initiatives like offering sea-water baths to visitors or being the first seaside resort to build a Georgian Square. It was also the place to house the world’s first sea-bathing hospital. This unique features of Margate helped the town become the first popular resort to be visited by middle and lower-middle-class Englishmen. Tourists, generally from London, came ‘rushing’ to Margate. This was followed by a growth as a seaside resort and led to the construction of Cecil Square in 1767, the Royal Hotel, Hawley Square and Assembly Rooms. By 1800, Margate’s population was close to 5000 people.
Even if the bathing machine was firstly invented at Scarborough, this invention played a much greater role in the history of Margate as people came from all across England and abroad to try this new invention. The invention was the first completely fledged device to take people directly into the sea. The machine, started to be used at Margate from around 1750 and had at its back a hooped and hinged textile screen which the driver could let down by managing a lever so that it created a tent on the water. This process allowed the bather to go down the steps of the device to wash in total privatness from any disturbing eyes. The machine became greatly popular and worked as a charm.
Transfer from London Gatwick Airport to Margate by Rail:
In order to get a transfer from London Gatwick Airport to Margate by rail, you need to take the National Rail Service to London Victoria Station in a journey that will last approximately 30 minutes. From Victoria Station, you will have to use the National Rail Service once again in order to get to Margate. Other transport options include taking a taxi transfer from Victoria Station or Gatwick Airport to Margate.
Transfer from London Gatwick Airport to Margate by Car:
In order to get from Gatwick Airport to Margate by car, you have to take the A299 road. The distance between Gatwick Airport and Margate is of 80.2 miles.
Transfer from London Gatwick Airport to Margate by Taxi:
A Taxi Transfer from London Gatwick Airport to Margate with 247 Airport Transfer will take approximately 2 hours. The Gatwick Airport Transfer to Margate will cost approximately 107 GBP for a saloon car.
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