Spring into Easter

Daffodils are rearing their lovely heads and Spring takes a leap forward this weekend when we lose an hour so we can all look forward to some balmy evenings (here’s hoping anyway!) Our event season is already well under way with the fantastic Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival last weekend which, in spite of [...]

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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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