August 19, 2021

Summer holiday fun! Where to go with the family in Thanet

The summer holidays are for making memories with the family, and where better to enjoy each other's company than beside the sandy beaches and maritime culture of Thanet!

Summer holiday fun! Where to go with the family in Thanet

Here are some of the favourite ways to spend time in Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Margate during the summer months.

Thanet's beaches

Thanet is home to numerous international, award-winning blue flag beaches ever popular with holidaymakers.

Joss Bay in Broadstairs is well-known for its surf quality and has a surf school where you can learn how to catch some waves, while Ramsgate Main Sands is one of the Isle's favourite sandy beaches.

Margate Main Sands is also very popular, home to some of the UK's most impressive sunsets.

Also, did you know that Thanet is the sunshine coastal capital of the UK? The Isle experiences more sunshine on average per year than any other British seaside destination.

Thanet's wildlife

Across the whole Isle of Thanet, there is wildlife to be found.

Take a trip to an active seal colony inside a National Nature Reserve, Ideal for all the family and brilliant for photographs, so remember to bring your camera to capture some great shots.

Pegwell Bay nature reserve is home to various bird species and has stunning scenery, perfect for a family walk in the sunshine by the sea.

Thanet's seaside attractions

As well as the Isle's sandy beaches, Thanet has plenty of unique seaside attractions nearby.

Ramsgate is home to the UK's only Royal Harbour and will celebrate its 200th anniversary since its royal ascent this September.

The harbour is filled with maritime culture and history, along with many classic seaside attractions, including the world's smallest ice cream parlour.

Broadstairs' Viking bay has multiple bars, cafes and restaurants to enjoy, and Margate has the famous Dreamland adventure park just across from the beach.

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