Ramsgate lifeboat station is one of the oldest in England established in 1802 and now the station operates two lifeboats, an inshore and all-weather (offshore).
Nearest Things To Do Kent
Heading to Kent and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Kent coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
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Tonbridge Swimming Outdoor Pool opens from April to the end of September. This is superb heated pool which has a water arch, beach area and a swim through channel to Read more [...]
Dickens House Museum was once the home of Miss Mary Pearson Strong on whom Dickens based the character of Miss Betsey Trotwood in the novel “David Copperfield”. The house is Read more [...]
The White Cliffs of Dover, one of England’s most famous natural landmarks a magnificent coastal site of Special Scientific Interest overlooking the English Channel. Spectacular coastal walks and cross Channel Read more [...]
Bayham Abbey, ruins of an abbey of Premonstratensian ‘white canons’, on the Kent-Sussex border. They include much of the 13th to 15th-century church, the chapter house, and a picturesque 14th-century Read more [...]
Dungeness lies at the southernmost point of Kent and is an enormous flat of sand and shingle which has been a hazard to shipping for hundreds of years. Dungeness Lighthouse Read more [...]
Chartwell House had been built upon at least as early as the 16th century, when the estate had been called ‘Well Street’. Henry VIII is reputed to have stayed in Read more [...]
Whitstable lifeboat station was established in 1963 and operates an inshore lifeboat. Station is open Sat and Sun mornings, Fri in the summer, and other times by appointment.
The Westgate is a medieval gatehouse in Canterbury. A 60ft high western gate of the city wall is the largest surviving city gate in England. Built of Kentish ragstone around Read more [...]
Littlestone-On-Sea lifeboat station established in 1966 although a station has been in the area since the 1860s but was known as New Romney. Littlestone-On-Sea now operates an inshore lifeboat. Station Read more [...]
Leeds Castle was built in 1119 to replace the earlier Saxon manor of Esledes, the castle became a royal palace in 1278 for King Edward I of England and his Read more [...]
Pencester Gardens is within the centre of Dover and provides open lawns by the River Dour provide a pleasant area for those working or visiting the town to relax.