Half - Term Adventures

Can you believe it's half-term already, so we bring you ideas to keep not just the little ones but the whole family entertained. Whilst you are unable to visit at the moment, learn about our much loved Isle from home.

*Please remember to observe the Government's COVID-19 restrictions*

Exploring rock pools

Coastal Detectives

If you are a local resident and take your daily exercise at the beach, become a marine detective identifying what lives amongst the rock pools with this handle guide.

Please respect the wildlife, environment and leave only your footprints in the sand


Let off some excess energy with an Active Ramsgate walking, cycling along the Viking Coastal Trail or get your game on with a bit of geocaching (the outdoor GPS digital treasure hunt game)

Get inspiration from our '7 Naturally Socially Distanced Viking Coastal Trail Doorstep Adventures’ blog 

Get Crafty 

Could you be the next JMW Turner, Van Gogh or Tracey Emin? Our beaches provide an ideal canvas to create your own masterpiece or the inspiration to create that next award winning piece. To help you out download one of our activity sheets or send a postcard to a friend 

Mystery Marvels 

You’ve heard the tales but do you know the history behind them? Explore the history and nature, adding to your bucket list the places to visit when restrictions are lifted. From Turner’s love for Margate, the writing location for T.S.Eliot, Joss Snellings smuggling activity and the home Pugin built

Underground Adventures 

Whilst you may not be able to go on an actual underground adventure, learn about the history of Ramsgate Tunnels with their downloadable map, adding to your bucket list for when you can visit or recreate Shell Grotto’s Altar Room rising sun mosaic with objects from around your home or out on our daily exercise