"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ramsgate Main Sands Beach

Ramsgate Sands is a sandy resort beach with a promenade between the Royal Harbour and marina at the south and the white chalk cliffs to the north. Along the seafront promenade there are a range of resort facilities.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Ramsgate

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR388648

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Ramsgate Main Sands Beach

  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips (0m)
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate (0m)
  • Ramsgate Tunnels (0m)
  • Ramsgate Motor Museum (0m)
  • Bumble Beez (2m)
  • Lillyputt Mini Golf (2m)
  • Dickens House Museum (2m)
  • Crampton Tower Museum (2m)
  • Revolution Skatepark (3m)
  • Drapers Mill (4m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (4m)
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre (4m)
  • The Shell Grotto (4m)
  • Junk Deluxe (4m)
  • Pick n Paint a Pot (4m)
  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground (4m)
  • Bugsys (4m)
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum (4m)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (4m)

Tourist Information

Margate
Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Stone Pier
Kent
England
CT9 1JD

Phone 01843 577 577
Email visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk
http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 22%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 997
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 66%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 993
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 992
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:05 GMT
High Tide
07:46 GMT
Low Tide
14:38 GMT
High Tide
20:28 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A popular sandy bay backed by high chalk cliffs and near a picturesque harbour. Children's amusements nearby make this an excellent family beach. The Beach receives regular awards, and has been named as one of the 10 top beaches in the UK.

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