Ramsgate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in east Kent, England. It was one of the great English seaside towns of the 19th century. In 2001 it had a population of more or less 40,000. Ramsgate’s main fellow feeling is its coastline, and its main industries are tourism and fishing. The town has one of the largest marinas upon the English south coast, and the Port of Ramsgate provided cross-channel ferries for many years.