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.

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Departures and arrivals from Margate

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to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern06:083On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern06:154On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern06:193On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern06:293On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern06:444On time
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from RamsgateSoutheastern06:083On time
from BroadstairsSoutheastern06:183On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern06:293On time
from BroadstairsSoutheastern06:503On time
from FavershamSoutheastern06:541On time

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