Ramsgate

Thanet

Type:Town

The Droit House, Stone Pier, Margate, Kent, CT9 1JD

Tel: +44 01843 577577

Ramsgate Beach

About

Ramsgate is home to the only ‘Royal’ Harbour in the country, a sparkling marina, award-winning sandy beach , history and heritage and cliff tops that beg to be rambled.

There are a wealth of cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs scattered along the waterfront, offering a cosmopolitan pizzazz, where you can happily pass the time people watching or dreaming about which yacht you would like – if only! Learn more about the town’s maritime heritage at Ramsgate Maritime Museum or the town’s darker past on a Rotten Ramsgate Walk.

The town is rich in fine buildings. Here you’ll find The Grange; the home built and lived in by architect Augustus Pugin, who also designed the interiors of the Houses of Parliament. Next door at the church you will find the Pugin and St Augustine Visitor Centre and Shrine.

Head to one of the towns hidden treasures, Ramsgate Tunnels, where you’ll don a hard hat and grab a torch to descend deep into a subterranean network that was a permanent home to 1000 people in WWII.

If you are feeling adventurous, take a boat trip around the harbour or venture further afield and explore the sandbanks and seal colonies that sit just off our coastline. Active Ramsgate provides inspiration with walks, cycle routes, canoe trails, bird watching and more.

The nearby Spitfire & Hurricane Museum houses splendid examples of two iconic British fighter aircraft that served during the Second World War.  Whilst Monkton Nature Reserve wildlife oasis will have you spotting insects, birds, plants and following trails.

For more information and things to do in Ramsgate, click here, or here to read blogs about the area, or sit back to enjoy some films about visiting this vibrant coastal town in Thanet, Kent.

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  1. Ramsgate Maritime Museum

    Situated in the Clock House on the quayside at Ramsgate Harbour, Ramsgate Maritime Museum…

    0.18 miles away
  2. Ramsgate Main Sands

    Ramsgate offers a popular long stretch of sandy beach situated right next to the only…

    0.22 miles away
  3. Ramsgate Royal Harbour and Marina

    Located on the South-East tip of England, the historic town of Ramsgate has the only…

    0.24 miles away
  1. Dumpton Gap

    Dumpton Gap offers one of the best low tide walking routes to Ramsgate during low tide.

    1.37 miles away
  2. Louisa Bay

    A small popular tucked away bay that is great for rock pooling with a promenade café

    1.85 miles away
  3. Joss Bay Surf School

    South East England’s premiere surf school. Established in 1998 we have given thousands of…

    1.86 miles away
  4. Crampton Tower Museum

    The Crampton Tower Museum is a fascinating small museum is partly housed in a flint tower…

    1.94 miles away
  5. Viking Bay

    This magnificent horse shoe shaped bay is the main attraction in Broadstairs.

    1.99 miles away
  6. Dickens House Museum

    The museum is housed in the cottage that was Charles Dickens’ inspiration for the home of…

    2 miles away
  7. Pegwell Bay

    This is an ideal bay for exploring, with a large stretch of sea cliffs and is an area of…

    2.34 miles away
  8. Stone Bay

    A beautiful bay with scope for rock pooling.

    2.54 miles away
  9. North Foreland Golf Club

    North Foreland Golf Club offers seaside golf at its best: with views of the sea from…

    3.14 miles away
  10. RAF Manston Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

    The Memorial Museum permanently houses splendid examples of two iconic British fighter…

    3.16 miles away
  11. Joss Bay

    A surfer’s paradise, this popular 200-metre long bay is known as the best surfing beach…

    3.36 miles away
  12. Kingsgate Bay

    Some of the best examples of sea caves in the country can be found here.

    3.65 miles away
  13. Prince's Golf Club

    Prince’s offers all that is best in modern golf: with its 27 holes of championship Links…

    3.85 miles away
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