Comfort Inn Ramsgate
Ramsgate, EN CT11 8DT
Phone: (44) 1843 592345
Fax: (44) 1843 580157
Victoria Parade, Ramsgate, EN, GB, CT11 8DT
- Phone: (44) 1843 592345
- Fax: (44) 1843 580157
The Shrine of Our Ladye Star of the Sea is perched on the cliff in the town of Broadstairs, Kent. This old chapel dates back to around 1350 and is said to have been rebuilt on the site of a Saxon wooden church. The two towers of the church provide an important landmark and has been said to be useful for sailors for navigation. The custom of sailors to dip their top-sails as a salutation to the church speaks volumes of its influence. This ancient place of worship has gone through several phases of disintegration and renovation and still stands tall bearing great history of many eras.
This historic town was home to the famous writer Charles Dickens. There are several historical sites here to explore. Walking tours are also prearranged. The pristine beaches are a sight to behold. The war graves of World War I and World War II heroes too should be on your must visit list.
A beautiful low headland situated on the lovely coast of Kent, the Foreness Point is a beautiful place. One can see the growth of periwinkles here. These common periwinkles are popular amongst the locals and are collected as a food item. The Foreness Point also houses a water treatment plant. This place is used as an access point to the Botany Bay by walking enthusiasts.
Margate is a small seaside town close to the district of Thanet in England. The Margate railway station is the main station for this town and is a part of the South Eastern Railway of England. This station was operational on 5th October 1863, consisting of 4 platforms with a number of trains connecting to various cities and towns across England. Also the structure of this station is notable for its architecture.
St. Mary's Church is a small church in Kent and is part of the Walmer Parish Churches which consist of other churches in the vicinity. This church was built in 1887 with beautiful interiors by Arthur Blomfield who designed this church with arched aisles and lancets. It is an Anglican church with regular services on Sundays and a few services during the week.
Reculver is a picturesque village located on the east of Herne Bay. This village features a Special Protection Area, Site of Special Interest and Ramsar site with rare plants and birds species. Other landmarks to be visited in this village are St Mary's Church and the country park. It is one of the few places to be away from hustle and bustle of the city life and submerging the senses in the natural beauty.
A service extended by the charitable Strode Park Foundation, the Strode Park House is housed in a Victorian structure set amidst 14 acres of lush greens. Meant as a home for the disabled, it caters mainly to the age group of 18-65 and provides for their medical and nursing. Entertainment activities are also conducted at its open air theater, located within the premises.
Nestled along the sapphire sea, the Herne Bay in Kent makes for an interesting visit. The town has evolved from a modest bay to a bustling place of sorts. The Herne Windmill and Herne Bay Museum are the major attractions here. There are the old army and navy forts which are standing tall through the waves of time. Apart from these, there are several restaurants and pubs by the bay, creating the right ambiance for enjoying the sea-side wind.
St Mary in Castro is located on the premises of Dover Castle serving the locals and the army. The building has heavy reflection of the Saxon-era structure and believed to be built by the Romans. The high arches, tall doorways, round-headed windows, putlog holes and timber walls are prominent features of this church. Visit the website for more details.
The Kingsmead Leisure Centre has a lot to offer to literally everyone. Mothers with young children can avail of the creche and baby changing facilities, while they burn up the calories at the Dance Studio, or unwind at the Mind & Body Studio. In keeping up with the humane ideals of the center, special swimming classes are organized for the lesser abled. A solarium, beach pools with manufactured islands, a multi purpose sports hall, solarium and business meeting rooms are some of the many services offered. The high tech equipment available for use and professional trained instructors only add to the holistic experience at Canterbury's much loved Kingsmead Leisure Centre.
St Edmund's Chapel is a 13th-century chapel located in the city of Dover. This small, quaint chapel was built for the poor locals near Maison Dieu and has cemetery located besides it constructed by the monks of Dover Priory. The chapel has a Caen stone quoins and dressings building and is still fully functional. Visit the website for more.
St. Dunstan's was supposedly established in the later years of the 10th Century. In the year 1003, St Dunstan was consecrated and the church was reapportioned to St Dunstan at the same time. In the year 1174, St. Dunstan's was visited by King Henry II who wished to confess the killing of Thomas Becket. This church features six bells which are hung in English architectural style. Its fifth bell is particularly noted for being the earliest bells to still survive in England. Probably, it was cast in the year 1325.