Ramsgate Main Sands

Visit Ramsgate Main Sands

Blue Flag Award winning Ramsgate Main Sands is a popular beach in Kent just east of the Royal Harbour and Marina. Whether you’re planning a day trip or a seaside break with the whole family, you’ll find plenty of things to keep you entertained.

The sandy beach a favourite with families during the summer time has a promenade running alongside and cafes and restaurants for refreshments.

There are activities for the whole family with shops and children’s amusements nearby and facilities including deckchairs and sun loungers for hire and toilets. There are lifeguards are on duty in the holidays.

Sightseers can take a tour of the war time Ramsgate Tunnels which sheltered thousands of people during WWII air raids.

This beach is dog friendly with restrictions during the summer from 1 May to 30 September each year.

Parking is convenient for day trippers with car parks close to the beach front.

This beach is …

  • A Blue Flag Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Great For Kids

What to see and do

  • Enjoy a day on the beach
  • Have some Fish and Chips on the Seafront
  • Explore the Ramsgate Tunnels

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

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Getting To Ramsgate

Beach Location

Wellington Crescent, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 8JD


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Ramsgate Station

Get to Ramsgate by car or train

Map of Ramsgate Main Beach

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