Monkton Nature Reserve and Thanet Observatory   –  

Phone: 01843 822666

Address: Monkton, CT12 4LH. Junction off the A229 and the A253.

When the flag is flying we are open.

There is also a Charity Bookshop- Fiction and Non-fiction.


Monkton Recreational Park – Located next to Seamark Close – (follow farm track to find entrance of the park).  A large grass area.  There are also some swings, climbing frame, slide etc.



Richborough Roman Fort – Phone – 01304 612013 – Approx 15 min drive towards Sandwich – Fort and township dating from the Roman landing of AD43.  Museum of artefacts, audio tour.



Quex House and the Powell- Cotton Museum – Phone 01843 842168- Approx 10 min drive from Monkton to Birchington(CT7 0BH).