"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


Ramsgate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in east Kent, England. It was one of the great English seaside towns of the 19th century and is a member of the ancient confederation of Cinque Ports. It has a population of around 40,000. Ramsgate’s main attraction is its coastline and its main industries are tourism and fishing. The town has one of the largest marinas on the English south coast and the Port of Ramsgate has provided cross-channel ferries for many years.

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR380651

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Things to see and do in and around Ramsgate

  • Ramsgate Motor Museum
  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate
  • Ramsgate Tunnels
  • Bumble Beez
  • Crampton Tower Museum
  • Lillyputt Mini Golf
  • Dickens House Museum
  • Revolution Skatepark
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum
  • Drapers Mill
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre
  • The Shell Grotto
  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground
  • Junk Deluxe
  • Pick n Paint a Pot
  • Bugsys
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum
  • Strokes Adventure Golf
  • Powell-Cotton Museum
  • Lazer Rush Outdoor
  • Powell Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens
  • Jungle Jims

Tourist Information

Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Stone Pier

Phone 01843 577 577
Email visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk

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