Broadstairs and Saint Peter's

Broadstairs and Saint Peter's, town (1991 pop. 23,400), Kent, SE England. The town is in the region known as the Isle of Thanet. It is a residential area and resort and was once a retreat of Charles Dickens, whose residence there is called Bleak House.

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