Shell Grotto is Margate’s Grade 1 listed subterranean wonder, decorated with 4.6 million shells.
It's easy to reach Shell Grotto in Margate, by train. Simply hop on a train to Margate station - then it's a 19-minute stroll through the town centre.
For more visitor info including opening times, visit Shell Grotto’s website.
|Staffing level||The staff is available at all times.|
|Telephone types||Cards and coins|
|Station Buffet notes|
Next to the ticket office
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
This station has step free access to all platforms - Step free access from booking hall to platform 1 for services towards Ramsgate. Step free access to all other platforms and interchange via lifts. Stepped access to platforms 2,3 and 4 via subway.
|Toilets notes||Waiting Room- Available during staffing hours|
|Staff Help notes|
*Helpline closed on Christmas Day Assistance/Help available from station staff from First to Last trains.
|Customer Service notes|
0345 322 7021
|Customer help points||Available|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||Saba Park Solutions UK Limited|
|Car parking spaces||110|
|Cycle storage spaces||60|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage notes|
Platform 1 country end
|Cycle storage notes||There are stands available.|
|Step-free access||Step free access is available throughout the whole station.|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Available|
|Accessible taxis||Accessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information|
|Accessible taxis notes|