Margate In Kent, is a very popular seaside resort for Londoners; distance about 75 miles, and is reached by Rail (s. E. & L. C. & D. Rys. ), or in the summer time by the many large steamers starting daily from London Bridge and Tilbury, down the Thames, by rail from Fenchurch Street. Facing the north. east, it is one of the most bracing watering. places near London.