Cliffsend Neighbourhood Plan Area

Local Tourist Attractions

The village is the site of several local tourist attractions,

'The Viking Ship', which is a recently restored Viking Ship similar to that which landed on the site during the invasion. The ship sits on the cliff top, on a large expansion of open grass, which contains an ice cream shop and parking for visitors. This overlooks Pegwell Bay nature reserve. On a clear day, visitors can see a large expanse of east Kent to the West, Sandwich, Deal, and the northern tip of the French Coast. To the east, the cliffs curve round into the nearby town of Ramsgate.

The Pegwell Bay Country Park - on the area of a disused household waste tip - which is managed by Kent Wildlife Trust. This is also very popular with dog-walkers.

The Pegwell Bay cliffs are a famous geological site showing a very clear unconformity between the chalk deposits and much later sediments.

Pegwell Bay itself is an internationally renowned seabird overwintering site. It is also popular with kite surfers.