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George IV first visited Ramsgate on the 25th September, 1821 and received a resounding welcome from the town’s population. He visited again that year on November 8th and  then on November 27th he commanded Lord Sidmouth to inform Ramsgate that the harbour was to be proclaimed a Royal Harbour. Ramsgate harbour remains  to this day the only Royal Harbour in the UK.

 

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Ramsgate Map & Directions

The Royal Harbour of Ramsgate, Ramsgate, Kent. CT11

Directions:
 

By Train from Central London;

Charing Cross, London Bridge, St Pancras International, Victoria and Waterloo East

 

By Coach from Central London:

Victoria Coach Station

 

By Car from Central London;

Via A2 and M2

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Image Courtesy of Brian Whitehead