"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ramsgate Main Sands Beach

Ramsgate Sands is a sandy resort beach with a promenade between the Royal Harbour and marina at the south and the white chalk cliffs to the north. Along the seafront promenade there are a range of resort facilities.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Ramsgate

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR388648

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Ramsgate Main Sands Beach

  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips (0m)
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate (0m)
  • Ramsgate Tunnels (0m)
  • Ramsgate Motor Museum (0m)
  • Bumble Beez (2m)
  • Lillyputt Mini Golf (2m)
  • Dickens House Museum (2m)
  • Crampton Tower Museum (2m)
  • Revolution Skatepark (3m)
  • Drapers Mill (4m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (4m)
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre (4m)
  • The Shell Grotto (4m)
  • Junk Deluxe (4m)
  • Pick n Paint a Pot (4m)
  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground (4m)
  • Bugsys (4m)
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum (4m)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (4m)

Tourist Information

Margate
Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Stone Pier
Kent
England
CT9 1JD

Phone 01843 577 577
Email visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk
http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 27 April

06:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1005
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:14 BST
(04:14 GMT)
High Tide
10:42 BST
(09:42 GMT)
Low Tide
17:43 BST
(16:43 GMT)
High Tide
22:57 BST
(21:57 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A popular sandy bay backed by high chalk cliffs and near a picturesque harbour. Children's amusements nearby make this an excellent family beach. The Beach receives regular awards, and has been named as one of the 10 top beaches in the UK.

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