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!
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 .
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.
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... 更多
We visited late at night whilst returning from dinner in Ramsgate. The ship is lit well and some good photos are possible. Even after 10 pm, there were many walkers and a few runners on the pathway that runs by the side of the ship. With their modern headlights, to someone not used to the area, these made for a... 更多
Beautiful setting for the Hugin Viking Ship overlooking Sandwich Bay. Great place for picnics, has large grassed area for children to safely play and has a car park. Ice cream available also!
layby next to it, parkland and a café, well worth a visit, where else would you see one? It's very large, and sailed from denmark in 1949 apparently, entirely free, just there next to the road, open to the elements, a great find!
Re-visited this boat recently and it is still in beautiful condition. I remember being told about it at school at the time it was rowed/sailed across from Denmark - I was six years old. The information board also mentions the SRN4 hovercraft which used to run services from the bay just at the bottom of the hill by the garage,... 更多
What a surprise this was!!We were driving to Sandwich when we came upon this 1949 replica of a Viking Longboat at Pegwell Bay..We knew nothing of it.We learned that it was a gift from the Danish Government to commemorate the 1500th anniversary of Hengist and Horsa landing here for Hengist's daughter to marry the King of Kent.Apparently the only instrument... 更多