Beneath Ramsgate lays an abandoned labyrinth of tunnels which extends for more than 3 miles around the town. This unique underground city was constructed as part of the town’s Air Raid Precautions in 1939 and includes a former main line railway tunnel dating back to 1863.
Take a tour of these tunnels and your guide will bring to life how the front line town survived constant bombing and shelling. Learn how Ramsgate survived the first Blitz of WWII and how 1,000 people took up residence in the Town below the Town. Learn about the Mad Mayor who's foresight and determination saved the town. Listen to anecdotes of former inhabitants of the tunnels.
A tour of Ramsgate Tunnels will uncover an important part of history and is suitable for all ages.