Guests sat under umbrellas around tables on grass in front of Italianate Glasshouse made of glass and iron
Italianate Greenhouse, Ramsgate
View from harbour pooton back towards seafront looking through boats and yachts in the harbour. Blue sky with line clouds
Ramsgate Royal Harbour
Sunrise over Ramsgate Royal Harbour boats with purple sky and rays of light above seafront buildings
Sunrise over Ramsgate Royal Harbour
Gravel path around circular pond leading through lawn towards brick gothic house with flag flying from tower turret.  Young trees and box hedge across grass. Bright blue sky.
The Grange, Ramsgate
Group wearing hard hats stood looking at display of how people lived in the tunnel during World War II
Ramsgate Tunnels

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 limb is the only ‘Royal Harbour’ in the country. 2021 marks 200 years since this title was bestowed by King George IV for the friendly welcome he received, something still enjoyed by visitors today. 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.

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.  At Ramsgate Maritime Museum discover the unique Ramsgate Meridian, discover connections to 'The Titanic' and the areas rich maritime heritage. For something a bit different head to the Museum of Everything Else featuring experimental and obsolete items 

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

One of the best ways to see Ramsgate is using the best that nature has to offer and get active using the outdoors. Active Ramsgate is a fantastic initiative offering a range of outdoor activities from scenic walking trails to family-friendly cycle routes.  For an unforgettable experience in a corner of England that feels more like a sunny continental coastal town, explore Ramsgate by getting active.

From markets, to exhibitions, guided tours and festivals, sailing regattas and festive illuminations, Ramsgate has a packed events programme. Don't forget to browse the art galleries springing up around the town and along the arches in Military Road 

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 

FREE CAR PARKING is available every Saturday at Cannon Road, Ramsgate 

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