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Shell Grotto

43 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Triston
Triston
August 27, 2019
Crazy place with a crazy story. An oddity well-worth checking out
Anna
Anna
August 11, 2019
Fab little quirky attraction.
Natasha
Natasha
July 09, 2019
Discovered in 1835, Margate's Shell Grotto is an astonishing find; 21 metres of winding passages decorated with 4.6 million shells. The walls are covered in images of gods and goddesses, trees of life and patterns of whelks, mussels and oysters. Some think it is an ancient Pagan grotto, others that…
Will
Will
July 09, 2019
Very strange quirky grotto. No one knows how old, how or why! Worth a little look:)
James
James
May 15, 2019
Floor to ceiling space underground covered in shells! Really worth checking out.
Location
England, CT9 2BU
Phone+44 1843 220008
Hours of Operation statusClosed now