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Margate Masters 2016

Margate Masters 2016. See the top National Beach Volleyball Players on the VEBT circuit. Televised and streamed online. FREE Entry and FREE grandstand seating for all the family to enjoy. An opportunity for all the family to have a go on the FREE Community ‘Go Spike Courts’ Game commentary and music to create a vibrant…
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Thanet is awarded seven Blue Flag awards for its beaches

Thanet blue flag beaches 2016 The following beaches have been awarded with a 2016 Blue Flag: Minnis Bay West Bay St Mildreds Bay Ramsgate Main Sands Botany Bay Joss Bay Stone Bay The following beaches have been awarded with a 2016 Seaside Award: Margate Main Sands Westbrook Bay Viking Bay. The Seaside Award recognises beaches…
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Thanet has a lot of variety when it comes to its sandy beaches and bays each having a lot of different things to offer, some are secluded and some are great for all the family so check out ……. <more>

What’s Local – Surfing Thanet!

Whats local – Surfing in Thanet….  So the suns out, its looking like its good weather for the weekend so why try and learn a new skill like surfing!  For more info on this visit our what’s local surfing page. This surfing activity has been taken from our whats local page, so if you fancy some Crazy Golf visiting…
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Tide Times Margate, Broadstairs & Ramsgate

Welcome to ExploreThanet –  Why not take a look at our updated High and Low sea predictions for the beaches of Ramsgate Broadstairs and Margate –tides thanet. Click the image to be taken to the tide times. Tide Times Margate, Broadstairs & Ramsgate When you visit the beach just make sure you do not get cut off by…
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Thanet Writers

New Thanet Writers Website to Launch. Local writing collective set to launch site to showcase Thanet’s writing talent Thanet Writers, a collective of local authors and poets, will be launching a magazine-style website on Friday the 15th April 2016 to showcase the writing talents of Thanet. The site,, will feature short stories, poetry, and…
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Ramsgate Tunnels

Ramsgate Tunnels, Experience What Underground Life Was Like in a Frontline Town. As the second World War approached, Ramsgate Borough Council embarked on ambitious but controversial plans to create a network of Deep Shelter tunnels linking to a former Railway Tunnel which would provide shelter for 60,000 people. Despite initial resistance from government the plan…
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Margate Museum

Why not visit Margate Museum this winter? it is housed in the second oldest building in Margate town, which has served as the town hall, police station and magistrates’ court. Visitors can enjoy many of the original features of the Victorian police station and magistrates court. Margate Museum tells the story of Margate and its people…
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Shell Grotto Margate

Stuck for a afternoon out then why not look at the Shell Grotto in Margate it is an ornate subterranean passageway shell grotto in Margate. Almost all the surface area of the walls and roof is covered in mosaics created entirely of seashells, totalling about 190sq metres of mosaic, or 4.6 million shells. It was…
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Christmas Events list 2015

We have been busy adding Thanets Christmas events to our online calendar “here” and we will continue to add events in Thanet right up to the new year under the Christmas 2015 tag so searching for them should be easy!. We hope you a fun Christmas. p.s, dont forget to use our high and low tide timetable here – it is…
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