The festival is easily reached by public transport


Buses including the excellent Thanet Loop and services to/from Canterbury Birchington and Westgate (daytime only) stop in nearby Northdown Road which is only a 5 minute walk away from the Winter Gardens

Local service 33 (to/from Ramsgate) serve the bus stops adjacent to the Winter Gardens on the Saturday only. Other services (including evening services to/from Canterbury, Birchington and Westgate) serve the Town Centre (Cecil Square) about half a mile away

 Bus services

A Sunday service will operate on Good Friday.
For full details of local bus services visit Stagecoach East Kent website


The railway station is about a 20 minute walk from the Winter Gardens. Trains are run by Southeastern and they will be running a Sunday service on Good Friday and a normal service on Saturday.

CLICK HERE for a brief "rustic" video of the route to the Winter Gardens

Please check the southeastern or National Rail Enquires websites (or ring National Rail Enquires on 08457 48 49 50) for full details of train services

See Google Map below