Fodor's Expert Review Bleak House

Broadstairs House/Mansion/Villa

The cliff overlooking Viking Bay is dominated by this stern structure. One of Dickens's homes, it was here that he wrote David Copperfield and drafted the novel Bleak House. A devastating fire tore through the house in 2006, but it's had an extensive restoration. You can see the house by guided tour, which includes Dickens's original study. The cellars contain a small but interesting museum devoted to the shadowy history of smuggling on the south coast during the 18th and 19th centuries.

House/Mansion/Villa

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Fort Rd.
Broadstairs, Kent  CT10 1EY, England

01843-865338

www.bleakhousebroadstairs.co.uk

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