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3 August 2019

Hidden Treasure

Open 2020+

30 High Street


07765 769457

Above photo, August 2019.

Hidden Treasure 2019

Above photo, August 2019.

Hidden Treasure inside 2019

Above photo, August 2019, showing the inside.

Hidden Treasure inside 2019

Above photo, August 2019, showing the inside.

Hidden Treasure garden 2019

Above garden photo August 2019.

Hidden Treasure 2019

Above photo 2019.


From the By Molly Mileham-Chappell, 21 June 2019.

New micropub permission granted for Dymchurch High Street.

A coastal town is getting a new micropub.

The night time venue will be located close to Martello Tower 24 in Dymchurch.

A micropub, according to the Micropub Association, is a small freehouse which mainly serves cask ales and traditional pub snacks.

The developer, Andrew Clark of Kent Building Control Ltd, applied to Folkestone and Hythe District Council (FHDC) earlier this year for a change of use of the ground floor from office use into a micropub at 30 High Street.

A planning statement on the council's website stated: "Dymchurch is a popular location both for tourists and locals alike.

"The applicants intend to create a business that is inclusive to all the local community, and intend to promote local businesses by supplying local drinks.

"Although the applicant intends for the business to be inclusive of all ages, the micropub model tends to attract a slightly older clientèle.

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Where the micropub could be built. Credit: Google Maps (9814145)

As Dymchurch village has numerous activities and establishments for younger families, the micropub use will be attractive for those seeking a different experience in Dymchurch.

"The proposed community use would increase variety within the local centre, increasing footfall and bringing a vacant ground floor unit back into use."

The suggested opening hours are seasonal, to 'take advantage of the summer months', and the venue is not expected to stay open past 11pm to minimise noise disturbance into the night.

Development at the site must begin within three years and no live, amplified music or amplified entertainment is allowed to take place within the premises at any time.

The news comes after several traditional pubs have closed in recent years on the Marsh.

In Lydd alone, three prominent pubs were shut down in the last decade or so. The "Royal Mail," in Park Street, which was constructed in the 18th century, the "Star Inn" and the "Bridge Inn" all closed, with recent proposals suggesting the sites be converted into homes.


Situated in the High Street, this micro-pub opened its doors on the 3rd August 2019.

No food served here but you are more than welcome to bring your own in from one of the local shops. Their garden backs onto  the Martello Tower Number 24.



CLARKE Marice & Andy Aug/2019+


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