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Sailors Church

Military Road, Ramsgate, England
+44 1843 589848
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Very interesting church. Full of history . Really nice to know they are still there. Off the beaten... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A haven!

Friendly, supportive volunteer staff! Peaceful, calm atmosphere! A retreat, yet interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patricia D
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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Military Road, Ramsgate, England
+44 1843 589848
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting church. Full of history . Really nice to know they are still there. Off the beaten track

Thank irashadler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, supportive volunteer staff! Peaceful, calm atmosphere! A retreat, yet interesting historically, and central to Ramsgate harbour!

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in to have a look as we ran past. Nice Church but not many services. Used for the Smack Boys in olden times!

Thank ijmark
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Quiet and small church. You may have a glance of sailors' living through the displays that exhibit in the church.

Thank Chineselad
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely little church based right in the harbour of Ramsgate. Lovely singing on a cold winters day. Carol service on day visited.

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I have never been in this venue and this time I made sure I did and it was a hidden gem of local history of the town and the people of the port - very calming

Thank Denver1962
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Stepped into the ground floor of this building (sea scouts above and Smack Boys hostel next door - fishing smack). Interesting, peaceful. You can see the desire of the local priest to educate as well as sooth the spirit of the local sailors. Very interesting...More

Thank 77EdwardC
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The Sailors Church. Military Rd is situated next to Jacobs ladder. A true part of the harbour community. I went to a funeral here a few years ago and found the experience moving. Well worth a visit.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Interest juxtaposition with all the modern cafes and artisan areas that have been converted near boy, I was always intrigued by the home for smack boys. It looks somber and foreboding. The church is beautiful visit before it becomes a Macdonalds or Costa I am...More

Thank Dirtbag7
Reviewed 10 March 2017

He is included on the memorial to S.T. Campanula.(Christine Thompson, a Norwegian, naturalised). Campanula is believed to have trawled up a mine in 1920 killing all aboard. The irony is that Christian served on the Western Front in WW1 and apart from minor wounds came...More

Thank sheerlegs
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