Ramsgate Tunnels, Ramsgate

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#1 of 18 in Historic Sites in Isle of Thanet
Beneath Ramsgate lies an abandoned labyrinth of tunnels which extends for more than 3 miles around the town. This unique underground city was constructed as part of the town’s Air Raid Precautions in 1939 and includes a former main line railway tunnel dating back to 1863.
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  • Went on the railway tunnel tour this evening. Excellent in every respect. Guides were enthusiastic and knowledgable, and walk was relaxed and not rushed allowing everyone to explore and examine everyt...  more »
  • My husband and I kept saying we should come to the tunnels, so we decided to go for our anniversary, the tour guide was amazing and he had a mind of local knowledge which made it very interesting, wel...  more »
  • Steve was the best guide ever and I would recommend it to anyone. I really enjoyed my visit thanks to my uncle steve  more »
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  • Excellent tour by Mick, his style was perfectly matched to the mixed age group in our tour. Really good knowledge, and being a local who's mother & Grandmother spent time in the tunnels during the war, it really brought home how it was for them. So glad we finally got to go down there. Don't forget to pop in and read the museum articles, it all helps the experience. As a side note, it is chilly down there so have a fleece or jumper to hand regardless of how warm it is outside.
  • A thoroughly enjoyable visit. Staff really nice and very knowledgeable. Great lay out of displays and a great little in house museum with some great display pieces. Can be a little chilly so take a jumper and wear suitable shoes. Going to spend about an hour and half on a tour but visit the themed cafe to make it last a bit longer. Tips on parking...next to the tunnels is extortionate £4 for an hour!!! Shame on the council!! Park on the esplanade next to bandstand above the beach on main road...it's free with no limitations (as yet)
  • Tour was very informative and interesting. Tour guide, Mick, clearly knew his stuff! I would advise all visitors to take an extra layer to put on as the temperature change was quite dramatic from outside. Having said that, we visited during the heatwave, but by the time we left, we were very pleased to feel the warmth of the sun. Would like to look at the museum next time.
  • Took young kids, we all enjoyed Dave's narrative and Matt's photo opportunity torch holding skills! Even the currently truncated tour due to water leak was enjoyable. Good quality cakes at the tea room. We look forward to returning at some point in the future when even more may be opened up to the public
  • Excellent value for money. The tour guides were helpful and knowledgeable. Very interesting tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Nice to get out of the very hot sun, but take a jumper 😉 if you have old bones like mine.
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