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Fancy playing some Crazy Golf visiting a Museum, Zoo, Swimming or just doing some other free activities such as walks around the coast or a park visit that will enhance your trip to give you and your family some ideas of whats you can do in Thanet.  Look no further and check out the list below!

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Viking Ship Adventure Playground
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A play area in Cliftonville celebrate's Viking connections situated on the cliff top green along Ethelbert Crescent, the play area features timber equipment with a large unique Viking play ship, thought to be the only one in England, which boasts panoramic views out to sea.
Free Entry located next to Newgate Gap, Cliftonville.

Website Address: Google Maps Link
Hands and Molecules
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Hands and Molecules

This statue combining a pair of hands and a string of molecules was commissioned by Sustran and funded by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer Ltd to celebrate the discovery, development and manufacture of innovative medicines in East Kent from their nearby site at Sandwich. The bronze casting of the statue was undertaken by Livingstone Art Founders and unveiled on its cliff top location in 2000.

Government Acre, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 - England, UK

Howletts Zoo
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A 25 minute drive from Thanet gets you to Howletts Wild Animal Park: Howletts is a 90 acre adventure in beautiful ancient parkland in Kent that’s an ideal day out for the entire family.

Quex Park
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Quex Park is a unique country Park of 250 acres, within the Park there is a Childrens Indoor and Outdoor Play Centre (Jungle Jims), a Craft Village, a Garden Nursery (The Secret Garden), Quex Park Livery, a Falconry Centre, a Farmshop and Restaurant (Quex Barn) and in the summer, a giant Maize Maze and of course the Museum.

 

Website Address: Quex Park
Ramsgate Tunnels
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Experience Life Underground 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 was finally given the go ahead and the network was formally opened by The Duke of Kent on 1st June 1939.

Tom Thumb Theatre
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The Tom Thumb Theatre is a family run arts venue in the heart of Cliftonville, Margate. Originally built as a coach house in Victorian times, the building was transformed into one of the smallest theatres in the world in 1984. The Tom Thumb is a striking mix of Japanese and Alpine Architecture, with a quirky, charming interior of velvet seats and flocked wallpaper.

Ramsgate Royal Harbour
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Ramsgate Royal Harbour
You must visit the arches with many businesses beginning to thrive among the boats and sights of the area. Then wait until the evening and you will see the lights and sights that offer you a different view, meanwhile, the businesses continue to entertain the visitor.
Royal Harbour Marina with is in a unique location. It is a matchless setting, both on the water and off. Situated just 35 miles from the French coast, The Marina is on the doorstep of the continent.  This connection is reflected in the cosmopolitan cafes and bars lining our picturesque waterfront.

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VUE Cimema
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Vue Cinema has 10 Screens showing all the newest films located at West Wood Cross.

Take a look at the VUE official web site, you can look at whats on, book tickets, and even win prizes in film related competitions on occasion.

Website Address: http://www.myvue.com
The Grange Ramsgate
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The Grange in Ramsgate, Kent, on the coast in southern England was the home of the Victorian architect and designer August Pugin. It was designed by him in the Victorian Gothic style and is a Grade I listed building

Fort Hill Fire Beacon
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On top of Fort Hill in Margate is a fire beacon in the area that Margate Battery once stood (which consisted of 2 x 6-inch Mk VII guns on naval mountings)

the Beacon is now missing the ‘basket’ at the top and has no sign either.

 

Website Address: Google Map Link

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