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Ramsgate Main Sands

  • Ramsgate
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

The beautiful Ramsgate Main Sands is a wide and long sandy beach ideal for classic family days out for paddling, sunbathing, sand castling and strolls.
It is deemed a safe swimming destination and has reassuring seasonal lifeguard cover. Dog bans are in place May through September keeping the beach pleasant and clean. You are welcome to walk your dog at other times provided of course you clean up after them. Wardens are often on site.
Immediate vicinity amenities include accessible toilets, promenade, children's amusements, arcades, touristy kiosks of all kinds and restaurants offering al fresco dining.

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Opening hours

Year round access. Summer lifeguards May through September. Dog ban in place from 1st May until 30th September, dogs not permitted at anytime.


No admissions. Parking may charge.

Travel & Contact Information


Marine Esplanade, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8LX, England

Phone number

01843 577577



Click here to visit Ramsgate Main Sands' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite and nearby.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

No, Ramsgate Main Sands is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Ramsgate Main Sands have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Ramsgate Main Sands has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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