Ramsgate - Royal harbour and Regency Architecture
The historic waterfront of Ramsgate has a lively cosmopolitan feel. Select an alfresco café, sip a drink and see the yachts bobbing in the picturesque marina - this Cinque Port is the only ‘Royal Harbour’ in the country. Enjoy sandy bays alongside a working marina
Ramsgate’s exquisite architecture brings together the Italianate Glasshouse, Georgian terraces and regency villas. Plus buildings designed by pioneering Victorian architect Augustus Pugin – discover more at the Visitor Centre before seeing his creations on a self-guided walking tour.
At Ramsgate's Maritime Museum discover the unique Ramsgate Meridian and the steam tug Cervia, and Sundowner - one of the Dunkirk little ships. Don a hard hat and join an underground tour of the WWII-era Ramsgate Tunnels or delve into the history of computers at The Micro Museum
Be drawn by Ramsgate’s links to the first Saxons, Hengist and Horsa, artist Vincent Van Gogh, authors Wilkie Collins and Jane Austen, to name a few
From markets, to exhibitions, guided tours and festivals, sailing regattas and illuminations, Ramsgate has a packed events programme. Don't forget to browse the art galleries spring up around the town and arches
Whatever prompts you to come, Ramsgate won’t disappoint.
Looking for places to stay in Ramsgate? Ramsgate offers seafront hotels with stunning views, guest houses and quaint seaside self catering properties