Ramblings on Ramsgate

Ramsgate by Ramblings of a Buckinghamshire home maker   Why Ramsgate you ask ? Well we needed a weekend break and neither of us had been there before – good enough reason! We left straight from work – always exciting travelling from St Pancras with its smart shops and decor. There’s a “public” piano for [...]

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Active8 Week Launched

The award winning Ramsgate Town Council tourism initiative, Active Ramsgate, has just launched Active8 Week – a one week celebration in September of all things active in Ramsgate - with eight of the activities that can be enjoyed within Ramsgate all year round being offered up for people to try out for FREE! Active Ramsgate is designed [...]

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Ramsgate – Touched by Royalty and Saved by its Tunnels

Published: 7th May 2017 The Royal Harbour of Ramsgate in Thanet, Kent is a picturesque jumble of boats, buildings and arches. After enjoying the panorama from Military Road above the harbour I walked down Jacobs Ladder to the water’s edge. Jacobs Ladder was built by John Shaw in 1826 to replace the original wooden staircase [...]

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Record breaking beach in Ramsgate launches kitesurfing tutorials

East Kent Lifestyle Did you know that Ramsgate is home to a British kitesurfing record? Towards the end of last year, leading kitesurfing champion Lewis Crathern headed to Ramsgate Sands, and jumped a whopping 22.3 metres high, smashing his own record in the process. Ramsgate is somewhat of a kitesurfing haven, and every year, hundreds [...]

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