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Ramsgate Main Sands

Marine Esplanade, Ramsgate CT11 8LR, England
01843 577577
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Ranked #14 of 29 Attractions in Ramsgate
Type: Beaches
Most recent review
- Sep 18, 2014
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
54 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

As a teenage boy, growing up in my parent's guest house in Penshurst Road, during the 1970's, (yes, there WERE guest houses in Penshurst Road - it was a nice area back then) I used to go on this beach a lot, especially during the holiday season. When the tide was out. you could not see the sand at all... More

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Northants
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although it's only a small beach it is very well maintained. Lovely cafe to sit and eat & drink whilst watching the kids make their sandcastles.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

filthy, rubbish everywhere... we kept our shoes on, I wouldn't walk bare foot here... again, poor old Ramsgate... broken, down at heel, unloved by it's local authority, unloved by it's population in general, filthy, grotty, decaying. What is going to happen to the Pavilion.... why doesn't Thanet start by sorting out that building and restore it.

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Maidstone
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We love visiting Ramsgate and walking on the beach. However on my last visit I tried to approach a Community Policy Officer to ask where I could walk our dog. He was too busy talking to a local about something more important than doing his job. he was rude and officious and effectively told me to wait. I think it... More

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

quiet beasch only thing that spolitit was the dogs messing on the beach the council should stop it we always goog to quiet end enjoy our selvs

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Woking, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Esplanade, as I walked along it, showed promise, but upon closer inspection it was decrepit. The first thing that REALLY caught my eye was a WW1 garden, which I thought was a beautiful memorial.....but tho it might have been planted with good intentions, it is now overgrown with weeds. There were further rose gardens...which needed dead heading and weeding.... More

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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went for the day in June for a sunbathe and lunch. Had to park by the harbour which was a hassle as the machine was broken and had to pay by mobile phone and card. Walked to the beach past some quirky restaurants and cafes and a fish and chip shop. Nice new sun loungers on the beach and there... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Spent 4 nights in lovely apartment at 1 Granville Marina in early July. So disappointed that the backdrop to the main beach was so run down with an abandoned building site behind wooden hoardings and derelict pavilion. In spite of notices banning dogs on the beach the locals were allowing their dogs to roam on the beach and foul on... More

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Margate, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We really like this beach it's big and when the tide is out you can walk around to a little cove which is never busy. The main sands can get very busy so best avoided during peak season. There are many great places to eat, Peters being one place, fantastic fish and chips. The harbour is great with lots of... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The sand has been put back on the beach and the place is looking lovely again. The lift down to the beach is operating again - make sure if you use this facility that you observe what time it will be closed as it can vary according to the cafe who care for it.

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