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Church on the edge of the harbour

Church on the edge of the harbour beside the School for the Smack boys - the Smack was a ship and... read more

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Debbie C
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Polegate, United Kingdom
Delightful little Church

Door was open just walked in , very interesting little church well worth a visit , out the way a... read more

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Reviewed today

Church on the edge of the harbour beside the School for the Smack boys - the Smack was a ship and the boys went to sea as apprentices and returned there to rest

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Door was open just walked in , very interesting little church well worth a visit , out the way a bit but spent an hour their

Thank SteveA2181
Reviewed 8 September 2018

A simple building, still in use. A service was about to start when we visited and it was delightful to watch the single bell being pulled to announce the service. Not much to see, but a place to help imagine the lives of 19th century...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Worth a visit, pretty church on the harbour, was home for the smack boys, next to some lovely coffee shops and restaurants, so a great area to spend an hour or two

Thank deanna p
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Having climbed down hundreds of concrete steps (Jacob's Ladder) from the road above, or walked along the harbour, you come to this tiny Sailors' Church. It is next door to the Ramsgate Home for Smack Boys (sailing apprentices). This used to be above the Church...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Delightful church at Ramsgate Harbour. It is still a very well kept secret and a quiet place to go and reflect

Thank MichaelMacartney
Reviewed 19 June 2018

An interesting genuine piece of history. A place to sit and reflect on the fishing history of Ramsgate, with no charge and they serve coffee also

Thank meredithonly
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Put very simply: this place is free If you are in Ramsgate then it would be foolish not to visit this small church It is clearly nautically based and it is that which makes it different and worth a visit The time required is probably...More

2  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 13 April 2018

A becalming church that certainly felt holy to me... went in as a tourist, but felt completely drawn in for pray.

1  Thank Sailing Yacht S
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Situated on the quayside this little church is so quaint. A small church you could imagine a seafearing sole praying for a safe trip before embarking on an adventure out to sea. Well worth a visit to this little church with its worn wooden pews...More

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