Ramsgate

Ramsgate is a seaside town on the Isle of Thanet in east Kent, England. It was one of the great English seaside towns of the 19th century and is a member of the ancient confederation of Cinque ports. It has a population of around 40,000. Ramsgate's main attraction is its coastline and its main industries are tourism and fishing. The town has one of the largest marinas on the English south coast and Port Ramsgate has provided cross channel ferries for many years.

Ramsgate's main attraction is its coastline, particularly Ramsgate Main Sands, which has been awarded a 2007 Quality Coast Award, assuring high standards of cleanliness and general beach management. The previous prime seafront site which was Ramsgate pleasure park is currently undergoing major redevelopment. Ramsgate has developed a continental cafe style culture with bars and restaurants on its seafront parade. There is an annual Powerboat Grand Prix event based out of the harbour of Ramsgate during the summer. Ramsgate carnival is an annual parade also during the summer. Other events include the annual Addington Street Fair and the French Market.

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