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Royal Harbour, Ramsgate

Ramsgate, England

Ramsgate’s Royal Harbour has the unique status of being the only Royal Harbour in the United Kingdom. 

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In 1820 King George IV left Ramsgate with the Royal Squadron, heading for Hanover. In typical Ramsgate fashion he had such a lovely time with the friendly locals that he declared by decree to be a “Royal Harbour,” a status that’s unique in mainland Britain.

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