St Augustine of England, St Augustine's Road
St Augustine of England, St Augustine's Road, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 9NY View on map
Victorian Gothic Church and Cloisters by Augustus Pugin (1845-51) with later additions by Edward and Peter Pugin. Contains Pugin family chantry and tomb in the south transept. Font and stained glass shown at the Great Exhibition in 1851. Church is built of knapped flint with Whitby stone dressings and fish slated tiled roofs. The church is also an active shrine of St Augustine of England celebrating the arrival of Christianity on these shores in AD597.
Every day from 10am to 4pm. Note that some areas of the church may be closed due to on going restoration works, and occasional changes of schedule.
Nearest railway station at Ramsgate (2 miles from church). 'Loop' bus service every 10 minutes from station and harbour. By road: From London, the M2 then A299 (Thanet Way). At Ramsgate, B2054 towards the Town Centre; 3rd exit at the roundabout at the top of the hill, drive towards the sea; - church is at the black flint wall. Buses: 34, 42, 87 and 88 (to Minister and Sandwich). Bus stop outside church. Thanet loop buses stop at Grange Road/London Road.
Free of charge on Royal Esplanade.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes