Thursday, 25 July 2019

Dreamland Margate: my favourite colourful attractions!



Dreamland Margate is a spinning riot of colour and summer, a vibrant amusement park which had been on my bucket list ever since it re-opened in 2015. Holding close nostalgic trips down memory lane for my mum as a teenager, Dreamland looked even more promising upon its revival. We finally made it to Dreamland back in June, and I was just as enchanted with the premise of a theme park based on a quintessential British funfair as I'd hoped! I thought it would be fun to share my top colourful attractions with you, so read on for my must-see rides and moments in and around Dreamland Margate! ♥︎

Rainbow slides 
First my firm favourite; Born Slippy aka the rainbow slides of H-E-A-V-E-N! I'd seen these colourful gems adorning many insta-worthy moments over on the 'gram and was instantly enraptured. Six lanes of colourful joy to choose from and a rewind to that free-as-a-five-year-old feeling, yes please! 




Cocktails and colourful sights 
There's a spacious area surrounded by cocktail bars, food stalls and candy floss carts; make mine a PiƱa Colada! As we sat down the DJ started playing "Who's That Lady" by The Isley Brothers - my favourite ever band, which seemed like fairground fate seeing as we'd been playing the song in the car as we pulled up alongside Dreamland itself! 




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Ice cream dreams 
Unintentionally matching my outfits to ice cream trucks since 1990 (sassy woman emoji) this cute little pink and white truck greeted us upon arrival. If you don't already know I have a big thing for retro ice cream trucks, and am always on the look-out for new gems, so this was a treat to behold! Of course we had to get some style snaps in the mix, would have been rude not to document! 

The big wheel 
Pretty self explanatory, but while I'm here I'll also mention the carousel, dodgems & mirror maze are also all highlights to hit up!



Roller disco 
Sparkly and stunning, the retro Roller Room is made for any disco dream goddess worth her skates! I love the kitsch feel to this place, from the mirrored disco ball lights to the vintage 80s party era vibe.

Peony Vintage 
Easily the prettiest pink shop in Margate, I was probably a bit too thrilled that my pink denim jacket and skirt made such a match against the gorgeous vibrant shopfront! Located in King Street, this retro diamond of a shop reels me in every time! 411 of the outfit; all Missguided and all ready to satisfy my hot pink heart. I'm so into double denim lately, especially when it's as colourful as this combo. The pink basket bag also called my name sassily from the Missguided shelves, for some reason it seemed very 90s Vet Barbie, never a bad thing surely. Turned out to be the perfect outfit to rock for a day out at Dreamland! 

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Have you ever been to Dreamland? ♥︎


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22 comments:

  1. This looks like such an awesome place, those slides are calling me!

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  2. The shade of pink of the skirt and denim jacket you were wearing in the photos above is my absolute favourite colour! I really LOVE your outfit - you look amazing. It has been forever since I have been to an amusement park. Dreamland Margate looks like a fabulous place to visit - I love the looks of the rainbow slippy slides! Peony Vintage looks very inviting.

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  3. Gorgeous pics of Dreamland & your outfit blends in so well - want to go there now!

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  4. Oh you picked the perfect pink outfit for Dreamland!! I definitely need a visit, it looks so fun xx

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  5. Wow, this looks like a stunning place!
    I love your outfit also. It's gorgeous ♥

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  6. What a fun fair to visit! your pink outfit stands out so much too, looks awesome! :)

    Hope that you are having a great weekend! :)


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  7. Aaw, I love the retro attractions! Your outfit is pink perfection! ♥♥♥

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  8. This place was made to be a backdrop to your outfit shots! I grew up in Kent but oddly never went to Dreamland though loads of kids I knew did. It's a Kent icon! x

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  9. You look fantastic! Powerful and stylish like a Barbie girl :)

    Lindifique

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  10. Oh very nice event darling
    xx

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  11. I have a major thing for retro frozen yogurt trucks, and am consistently watchful for new jewels, so this was a treat to view! Rock Star Jackets

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  12. very nice post, I like it :) do you want to follow each other on GFC?

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  13. Such a wonderful photos and place! As always you look stunningly beautiful dear!

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  14. Love this pink outfit and you took amazing photos in this place!!! Love the coloful vibe!! x

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  15. How cute! All these places are perfect for taking pictures!!

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  16. Fun rides babe All so magical and beautiful What a fun day out Amazing attractions with retro vibes all the way Pretty in Pink perfect for a Pink princess You rock this colour like no one else in this planet Love the barbie bag I want one It takes me back to childhood where everything pink looks like a dream and took me far away to dreamland of my own Thank you a million for this sensational tour Much love and light to you gorgeous xoxo Cris

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  17. Dreamland Margeta looks like colorful dream. Colors reminds me at my childhood and I'm so happy to see that you have amazing time there. Your outfit is perfect, I really like that shade of pink and it is so cool that you match with ice cream truck. I would like to visit Dreamland one day. Thank you for sharing.

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  18. You're so matching these cool, colorful attractions. I'm loving the neon set <3

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  19. Another place to take my son. Looks like great fun Sophie dear. You look perfect for the location. Bold and beautiful! I like your sandals a lot. So nice! :-)

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  20. Oh my! I really love your outfit and that matching colorful eye candy attraction! You really remind me of Mean Girls Regina George.

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  21. Oh, I do love the feel-good vibes and happy colour explosions you never fail to deliver, Sophie! The multicoloured slide looks ideal to get those super colourful Instagram photos... although I also reaaaaaally want to slide down it haha! Hope you're having a lovely weekend babe and thanks so much for letting me know about how you added the sparkles to your photo (with the hat!); I used it on a pic on my Instagram and spread news of the app! :)

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  22. Sophie, dear you are looking gorgeous. It's a beautiful collection of photographs.

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