Get ready for the return of Mrs Fox’s Skulduggery Tour of Ramsgate and new Jane Austen route

A new Jane Austen tour launches next month

Mrs Fox returns with her Skulduggery Tour of Ramsgate for a second year this summer, plus a new tour: Regency Ramsgate – the Jane Austen Tour.

The Skulduggery Tour of Ramsgate brings you old favourites, fresh stories and a new route! Get ready to explore the dark and mysterious side of Ramsgate in this two-hour tour with the intrepid Mrs Fox as your guide. You’ll hear tales of scandal and intrigue, with a dollop of the town’s social history, as you follow in the footsteps of smugglers, smack boys and murderers – keep your wits about you for rioting mobs and fleeting phantoms.

Every Thursday at 2.30pm and 7pm throughout July and August.

Meet at the Maritime Museum by the Harbour.

It’s a two hour walk with one flight of downward steps.

A new tour launches this summer anticipating the national celebrations of Jane Austen’s life and work in 2025.

Regency Ramsgate: Jane Austen Tour

Step back in time on this two-hour jaunt through the extravagant and fashionable world of the Regency period, when Ramsgate flourished. Fans of Jane Austen will discover why she came to Ramsgate and its influence on her life and works. Discover why Ramsgate was a popular destination for visitors like Emma Hamilton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Caroline of Brunswick, and many more. Uncover the gossip, secrets, and scandals of this vibrant and saucy era.

Every Wednesday at 2.30pm and 7pm throughout July and August. Meet at Albion Place Gardens.

It’s a two hour walk with some upward steps.

All tickets: £9 from Eventbrite or cash-only on the day though booking advised

Mrs Fox is played by Ramsgate resident Tracy Russell, a costumed historical interpreter with 20 years experience of ‘bringing history to life’ in heritage sites and museums, including the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Dover and Walmer Castles.

She is a member of Walkie-Talkie Audio producing audio trails such as Ramsgate’s Harbour Highlights and High Street Highlights, free to download on the Useeum app.

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Go to Eventbrite for more information for Regency Ramsgate and for the Skulduggery Tour

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  1. I look forward to the Jane Austen one! I’ve been on several of these Ramsgate Costume walks, and they’re all superb.

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