News & Events

Happy 2021! 

I am trying to stay positive even if the New Year has started in much the same way as the last one ended, which I think you’ll agree is miserably!  Whilst we all languish in lockdown III, what is there to be positive about I ask myself?  Well, living in Ramsgate is certainly a bonus and one of my reasons to feel happy!  We have so many beautiful walking and cycling trails giving us the opportunity to enjoy our coastline, explore some of our architecture or learn more about our local history with around 20 trails to choose from.  Dare [...]

January 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

Don’t shed a Tier!

Shopping locally has never been more important so before you click the Amazon app, check out our very own virtual shopping (and eating!) options, created just for you! https://www.visitramsgate.co.uk/virtualshopping/ This blog is short and sweet towards the end of a long and bitter year! Ramsgate is essentially a town that loves visitors but also relies heavily on residents to support businesses. Unusually for a coastal town, restaurants and shops enjoy all-year-round trade here and we hope that this year, despite all the challenges many of our local businesses have faced, they can continue to be supported by our lovely locals, [...]

December 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News|

Launching our Virtual Shopping Campaign

As we find ourselves in the midst of another lockdown with a distinct possibility of it being extended, I wanted to spread the word about many of our Ramsgate business owners who are offering a virtual service during this period of uncertainty.  I am sure I don’t need to tell you about the benefits of shopping locally and how much it helps our economy and I think this is more important now than it ever has been. Some of our ‘non-essential’ businesses have developed online shops through websites, others are using facebook or instagram to promote their wares and are [...]

November 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News|

Ramsgreat Week

This October half-term, Visit Ramsgate and Ramsgate Arts are proud to present ‘Ramsgreat Week’ - a nine-day festival taking place from Saturday 24 October - Sunday 1 November featuring events (live and online), art trails , storytelling events and gallery exhibitions happening at multiple locations across the South Thanet town. Most events are free of charge. Highlights include Thanet’s first Pumpkin Trail, family show The Sea Show, a Ramsgate Makers market hosted by Molly Pickle Designs, a fancy dress Dog Show at Royal Harbour Brasserie, Streaming Alley Halloween, stories from Moon Lane Ramsgate and live music on Ramsgate Arts [...]

September 24th, 2020|Categories: Event|

Guided Kingfisher Walks

Enjoy an Autumn & Winter Nature Walk with wildlife filmmaker Keith Ross @ramsgatebirds. From Sept to March Kingfishers over winter in Ramsgate Harbour. This is a great chance to see these very elusive birds in a very unusual setting. Kingfisher Harbour walk ( 1-2 hours) – £10 per person (Max 4 – Min 2 people. Solo tour £20). No charge if you don’t see a Kingfisher. To book contact keithross1@hotmail.com with your preferred date and time. Bring binoculars if possible ( 2 pairs can be borrowed ). Twitter: twitter.com/ramsgatebirds

September 21st, 2020|Categories: Event|

Festival of Sound 2020

Festival of Sound is almost upon us with a sensational, socially distanced week of activities, talks and events lined up, starting from tomorrow, Saturday 5th September, through to  Sunday 13th.  This year, the festival has teamed up with Ramsgate Society who are running talks, online events and a new guided tour. Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/ramsgatesociety/ Check out details for all of this years events including special guests, timings and locations. Download from the link below or from their website. Click here to download our event PDF Their ticketed events for this year are limited to fewer numbers, and booking is [...]

September 4th, 2020|Categories: Event|