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“good beach”

Ramsgate Main Sands
Ranked #4 of 51 things to do in Ramsgate
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 August 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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Reviewed 2 August 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. The grass needed mowing, and there was a dead bird on the ( I won't describe it as a lawn) sections of grass.
Come on, Thanet, get your act together!

1  Thank Jo D
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Reviewed 20 July 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 is a cafe which sells the usual hot dogs, burgers, candy floss, sausage and chips. It is also licensed so sells alcohol and does a vodka slush puppy! There were a few Chav type mothers sitting around and two had the cheek to plonk themselves on our (paid for) loungers when we went to lunch. Opposite the beach we found a lovely bar/restaurant and had prawn salads. A nice day if you want a sandy beach and decent food. It is a seaside town and the clean, free toilets on the beach were slightly marred by a sharps bin in the ladies. In case you don't know, these are for people who inject ( usually Heroin) to dispose of their needles safely.

1  Thank Wilsayifcrap
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Reviewed 11 July 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 the promenade. Needless to say we didn't take the grandchildren on the sands and went to Broadstairs every day instead. Give Ramsgate a miss, such a shame as it must once have been lovely.

6  Thank Martin G
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Reviewed 29 June 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 boats and also boat trips should you fancy it. One word of warning is that there are always some drunks hanging about at the seating area! Yuk! And for some reason lots of people smoke weed on the beach!?

1  Thank Melissa C
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