Discover our fascinating history by podcast

Amazing stories waiting to be discovered...


Explore Thanet's unique history and heritage by podcast! Local resident Jez Hulme has produced a series of fascinating series of audible guides covering a broad range of subjects and local stories. Click on the links below to listen

Broadstairs Walking History Guide - A walking podcast to be used in lieu of a guide

Crampton Museum- A guided tour Find out how legendary engineer Thomas Crampton was a pioneer and how his inventions help lay the foundations of British industrial development

Manston Airbase Museum (RAF) - A guide around this impressive tribute to Manston. From early years through to the Battle of Britain

Margate Museum- A guided tour - Hear stories & reviews of artefacts from WW2 Hear about why WW1 Zeppelins affected WW2 in Thanet. Hear about the 16 yr old captain of the Home guard & the German they captured. Also other stories about what part pigeons & balloons played in Thanet's war

Operation Dynamo Defence of the Nation Museum- A guided tour - Explore Thanet's role in the evacuation of Dunkirk. Fascinating personal stories

Ramsgate in the Blitz/Hornby Visitor Centre - Stories of Ramsgate in the blitz along with a tribute to the Battle of Britain by Hornby Models

Ramsgate Maritime Museum - A guided tour of the museum which explores the history of the seas surrounding Thanet. Discover the importance & major events that Ramsgate Harbour was the centre of. Learn what happened when a great storm on the Goodwin Sands

Ramsgate Wartime Tunnels - A guided walk into the tunnels where up to 60,000 people could be accommodated during the war 

St Peter's Graveyard Tour An atmospheric walk amongst the graves of this ancient site

These podcasts have been produced by a Third party for your information only in pursuit of understanding more about the area and are not to be taken as expressions of opinion or factual accuracy by Visit Thanet