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Booked a cottage in Hythe for the weekend, any tips for me?

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anorak Thu 31-Mar-05 13:36:41

Good restaurants, bars, things the kids might like to do? TIA

sykes Thu 31-Mar-05 14:16:39

Asin Hythe, Kent? My h is from near there and his parents still live quite close by - we go to visit quite a lot. Am trying to think of things to do. Some nice country pubs, nice walks, Hythe not particularly stunning/interesting.

anorak Thu 31-Mar-05 14:36:54

Hi sykes. My ds is going mental with excitement about riding on the little railway. Trains are his thing.

Can you name any of those pubs you mention? Are you going to visit this weekend by any chance? I'll buy you a white wine if so

rickman Thu 31-Mar-05 14:40:53

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bakedpotato Thu 31-Mar-05 15:18:11

You can climb the lighthouse at Dungeness (also get a tour of the power station -- .)

anorak Thu 31-Mar-05 16:15:35

Thanks everyone. Any more?

LIZS Thu 31-Mar-05 16:35:26

Sorry no talas to hand , is it too far to go to Hastings ? Not been there in a long, long while but recall smugglers caves and castle. Also Dover is good to visit, but may be a bit further - lots of different phases of history from Romans to WW2. Also the Ashford Shopping Outlet, near the Eurostar station, if the kids would stand it !

anorak Thu 31-Mar-05 16:40:50

Oh yes, I already decided to go to the shopping outlet! Never mind the kids, DH can take them on the train while I'm there

sykes Thu 31-Mar-05 16:56:16

Sorry, been out. They'll love the railway - there's a fairly okayish little seaside place it goes to - I'll ask H when he's in. Oh, there's Saltwood castle, and also the Port Lympne wildlife thing - it is supposedly conservational. I hate zoos. No we're in Scotland staying with friends this w/end. Will ask H for more ideas as I've got a memory like a sieve. He's particularly good at pubs. There's good riding round there, I know that.

sykes Thu 31-Mar-05 16:57:11

Rye is definitely worth a visit and I meant Dymchurch re the railway.

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 16:59:05

I could come and visit you, although i apparently have a weird sense of humour

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 17:00:03

dover is a dive

anorak Thu 31-Mar-05 17:00:19

How far away are you Fio?

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 17:00:50

deal and sandwich are nice

Dingle Thu 31-Mar-05 17:03:16

You know there is a Paper Mill Shop at McArthur Glen don't you!!!!
Make sure you have lots of room in the car!

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 17:05:35

Im quite a way from hthe, im in herne bay

anorak Thu 31-Mar-05 17:06:00

Dingle you have sussed out my cunning plan

Fio? Wanna hang out with me and drink wine?

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 17:08:59

when are you coming down chuck?

anorak Thu 31-Mar-05 17:09:25

tomorrow till Sunday.

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 17:10:43

what time will you be down tommorrow?

anorak Thu 31-Mar-05 17:11:42

We can get into the cottage at 2 - I should be there before that. Poss in time to take kids for lunch first.

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 17:12:19

I only ask because ^I think^ me Dingle and harman are meeting up in margate, which is a way but maybe we could all meet up a bit more central seeing as it sjust us? or maybe that doesnt fit round everyone

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 17:12:54

i think we were meeting miday for lunch

Fio2 Thu 31-Mar-05 17:13:24

Dingle come back

rickman Thu 31-Mar-05 17:14:11

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