Monkton is a small village on the south-west edge of the Thanet area. The village consists of a primary school, the church of St Mary Magdelene, The Foxhunter Park (holiday caravan park) and The White Stag pub and restaurant. On the outskirts is the Monkton Nature Reserve which is also home to the Thanet Observatory.
The area is primarily residential with limited on-street parking.
There are no public facilities in the village.
The White Stag pub is central to the village.