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The British Seaside

Episode 6 of 6

Katie Derham finds out how Margate is reinventing itself as 'the Bilbao of the Kent coast' by embracing its links with painter JMW Turner.

Katie Derham presents the holiday magazine which examines our holiday and travel trends.

With recession and the high cost of the Euro, British seaside resorts are optimistically preparing for what could be a bumper season. Katie finds out about how Margate is reinventing itself as 'the Bilbao of the Kent coast' by embracing its links with the 19th century Romantic painter, Turner.

Plus writer Josie Barnard sees how self-catering in the far west of Cornwall is bucking the credit crunch by offering a touch of high-end glamour.

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Mon 25 May 2009 16:30

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