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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The Viking Ship Hugin is based on the cliff top at Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate.
It is a replica of a Viking ship which sailed from Denmark to Thanet in 1949 to celebrate the 1500th anniversary of the invasion of Britain, the traditional landing of Hengist and Horsa and the bethrothal of Hengist's daughter, Rowena, to King Vortigen of Kent.
Sandwich Rd, Cliffsend, Ramsgate CT12 5HY
Victorian Lift Ramsgate is something of a historic piece, its classic design gives you a feel of what the Victorians would have felt like being lowered to the beach level in the lift.
The lift is free to use, open in summer.
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.
A family run, independent cinema with a tearoom and a weekly film club, working towards incorporating more art house film screenings and special events
29 St Mildreds Road,
Westgate on Sea
Broadstairs Harbour Arm
Attached on the end of Viking Bay is the Harbour Arm, often people sit on the end with an icecream from the shop watching the tide swell in and out. People like to surf close to the wall because of the calm swells that the wall creates. Viking Bay is one of the most popular beaches in Thanet.
Not far from Thanet you can experience close encounters with native wildlife in beautiful ancient forest, between the historic city of Canterbury and the pretty coastal town of Herne Bay
People have been riding waves here at Joss Bay for over 30 years, it is by far the most popular surf spot in South East England. they can cater for young and old, abled and disabled.
Closed Until Easter
Then Weekends from 10am - 5pm
Full time from Whitsun