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Address: Sandwich Road, Cliffsend, Ramsgate CT12 5HY, England
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Been a fascination ever since I was a kid

I have alway loved this replica. It's fantastic and it's not every day of the week you see a cool authentic life size replica. On my occasional visits to the nature reserve I... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Duncan H
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in splendid isolation on a crumbling cliff between Ramsgate and Sandwich this boat was restored several years ago and has lost the individually coloured shields it had originally so it is not really authentic. An interesting object. There is a good though seasonal cafe with free parking when it is open. Walk along the cliff towards Ramsgate or down... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Good food and service .Good size menu and very good variety of good tasty dishes . A friendly family run café at reasonable prices. Popular with dog walkers, cyclists, and day trippers. Why can't we have more places like this

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Dover, United Kingdom
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488 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I have alway loved this replica. It's fantastic and it's not every day of the week you see a cool authentic life size replica. On my occasional visits to the nature reserve I a,whs like to stop and have a good close up gander. It used to be Lways full of picnic parties and horses of kids, but now it's... More 

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Thank Duncan H
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely spot for walks or picnics overlooking Sandwich Bay. The Viking Ship is the official symbol for Thanet and with it in foreground and the bay in the back ground it presents so ideal photographic scenes. There is parking and a lovely little cafe for snacks, coffee, tea or ice cream. Or take along a picnic perfect place summer... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Interesting to see. To bad there was'nt more information about the ship available.The spot behind (former landing space of hovercraft) can be accessed.

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Thank Bart-away
Isle of Thanet, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Viking ship os an icon of Thanet and yet other than having a nice big open area around it anda welcoming little cafe, once you've seen it..... that's it!

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Thank Phil C
essex
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1,122 reviews
315 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7,494 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely to see a full size Vicking Long Boat...great that it is free to see and stop here for a while....overlooking the sea.

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Thank bigbarryEssex
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Viking Ship at Cliffs end is a good place to picnic and is quiet now with traffic calming. The bird life is a great feature. There is a cafe and toilet. So it is a good place to take a family with free parking .

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Thank Richard D
Bromley
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68 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Interesting bit of history. Could really do with a bit more information, or better access, but worth a quick stop. Directly above the long abandoned hoverport as well.

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Thank ChrisBromley
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

It's free! It's a real ship! It's a viking ship! There are some information boards and the view over the sea is very atmospheric, too. It's well worth a stop if you live in the area / are on your way to / from east Kent, plus recommend an icecream / light lunch from the nearby cafe if you didn't... More 

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