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Welcome to Active Ramsgate

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A range of fun new activities everybody can enjoy. Whether you’re a local resident who wants to discover more of the incredible history, natural beauty and attractions on your doorstep, or a visitor who wants to do and see something different, Active Ramsgate won’t disappoint.

Download the new Active Ramsgate Town leaflet including a map of the Town Read Guide Online

This exciting new programme of cycling routes, walking trails, geocaching challenges, boat rides and golf courses really does have something to offer everybody.

Calling all Ramsgate residents and businesses

Ramsgate town is applying to become a Walkers are Welcome town and we need your help!

The nationwide Walkers are Welcome network promotes walking hotspots to visitors from across the country, helping them to find the perfect destination for a walking break.

With its fantastic walking routes, glorious views and welcoming eateries, shops and accommodation, Ramsgate is already an excellent walking destination and this is the perfect opportunity to showcase it to walkers across the country.

Through becoming part of the Walkers are Welcome network, Ramsgate will see a number of fantastic benefits and opportunities for its residents, businesses and visitors;

• Increased footfall to the town
• Economic benefits to local shops, restaurants, B&Bs, hotels, pubs and cafés
• Strengthens reputation as a walking friendly town
• Promotes local visitor attractions
• Ensures public footpaths remain open and maintained for locals and visitors
• Helps to create new footpaths and walking groups
• Promotes walking as a healthy activity

We are nearly there with the application process but we need your help. All you need to do is follow the link below to add your name to the petition and show your support for Ramsgate to become a Walkers are Welcome Town. It’s that easy, so what are you waiting for?


If you’re a local business owner and would like to support the initiative, please print a copy of the petition below and ask your customers to show their support and help promote Ramsgate.

Please let us know that your business is collecting signatures by emailing suzyhumphries@talktalk.net so we can arrange to collect. Download the form by clicking below:

Download the Walkers are Welcome Petition

You can find out more about the Walkers are Welcome network by visiting:
www.walkersarewelcome.org.uk

“…thanks to a superb initiative called Active Ramsgate set up by Ramsgate Town Council to show people the walking and cycling possibilities on this fascinating stretch of coastline.”
Catherine Mack, Ethical Travel Journalist

Wrote Ethical travel journalist Catherine Mack, who recently visited Ramsgate and wrote about her adventures on an active weekend, taking in the delights of the Thanet coastline by bike and on foot. 
 
Read the article about her wonderful weekend and get a sneak peak as her article is soon to appear in the spring edition of the Green Parent. Catherine Mack is a freelance travel writer and was winner of the Virgin Holidays “Best Travel Writer in Responsible Tourism 2011” for more information on ecotourism check out www.ethicaltraveller.co.uk.

“Ramsgate’s at the Land’s End of the south-east; the getaway place with great scenery and the great outdoors. (And it’s just down the line from London.)”
Nicholas Crane, Presenter of the BBC Coast series
THREE NEW WALKING TRAILS
With a growing list of partner special offers and some of the most beautiful scenery on the south coast, stepping out has never been so in.

CYCLING AND BOATING
A range of cycling and boating activities designed for all ages and abilities.

SHORT BREAKS
This really is an ideal time to escape to Ramsgate for the weekend.

GEOCACHING
Get involved in these high tech treasure hunts using your smart phone and see if you can find the Active Ramsgate geocache, you could be in with a chance of winning a micro travel bug!

“Every inch of Kent coast is a leisure destination, whether it’s walking, cycling, climbing or more adventurous sports like windsurfing, sailing, water skiing, there is something for everyone.”
Sam Brearey, National, European and World Sailing Champion

HAVE YOU HEARD THE LATEST?

Professional Golfers, Miles Collins, Scott Brace and fellow sailor Ed Chapman joined sailing world champion Sam Brearey for an unforgettable day out at Stonelees Golf Centre and Belle Vue Tavern last bank holiday Monday. Follow the link to hear more (and then book your day out)!

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Sign up today for all the latest Active Ramsgate special offers and discounts and for information about events, walks, attractions and much more going on in Ramsgate.















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