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Ramsgate Main Sands


Ramsgate offers a popular long stretch of sandy beach situated right next to the famous Royal Harbour (the only one in the UK) and Marina. With children's amusements, arcades and restaurants offering al fresco dining, the beach area offers something for everyone and has a real continental feel.

There are also kiosks serving hot and cold food & drinks, deck chair and lounger hire, and toilets.

  • Seaside Award 2022
  • Seasonal Lifeguards: Weekends & Bank Holidays only 28 May – 3 July / Daily 9 July – 4 September 10am-6pm
  • Toilets
  • Disabled toilets
  • Disabled access to the beach 
  • Deckchair hire
  • No Dogs allowed at any time between 1st May and 30th September.
  • Parking
  • Beach wheelchairs available, further information can be found out by contacting 07432 648275 
  • To find out about accessibility at this beach, please click here

Be Beach Safe. This means checking the weather and the tides, keeping an eye on your family, and not using inflatables. In an emergency, call 999 for the Coastguard.  

Please remember, if you are visiting our beaches and bays, 'Respect, Protect and Enjoy' and leave only your footprints. 

Beach Check UK App

We want you to have the best experience when visiting our beautiful beaches so we have created a live map which allows you to see how busy they are before you pick your spot.

View the map in fullscreen mode

If you are a regular beach goer, download the Beach Check App to allow you to have the information to hand


Marine Esplanade Ramsgate CT11 8LX

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Visitor Information Centre
The Droit House
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Kent CT9 1JD
Te: 01843 577577
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