Nobody knows the future of these forts. For everyone The impact of Covid-19 has resulted in a lack of vital funds to meet the cost of routine winter maintenance on Waverley. Book online or call: 01227 272998 Shortlist. Thames Estuary RiB. I really want to take our teenage boys out to the forts but am struggling to find an alternative that doesnt involve chartering a whole boat. The silhouettes of the rusty Red Sands sea forts off the coast of Whitstable and Herne Bay are a familiar sight for many in the towns.. For details of our Thames Sailing Barge see Greta 1. Built in the early 1940's to help defend the British Isles and English Channel, they were fitted with naval and anti-aircraft guns, radar and searchlights. Boat Trips Ramsgate see the Seals and Fishing trips Wind Farm trips and Coastal Trips. Half an hour later, though, the August weather finally cut us a break. All the trips are carried out on a 14-passenger SiteSeeker, ensuring a personal experience in the hands of knowledgeable locals. Download FREE Whitstable Guide Now . Waverleyâs COVID-19 Relief Appeal. She said: âWhitstable Harbour is an ideal location to run boat trips from, with fascinating places such as the windfarm and the Maunsell Sea Forts to visit. THE MAUNSELL SEA FORTS EXHIBITION AT WHITSTABLE. With day trips to Gravesend, Rochester, Chatham Dockyard and the Red sand Towers, there really is pleanty to see and do. More than a trip around the bay, Power Cruise on one of our Rigid Inflatable Boats (RiB) Reserve a place(s) on one of our regular trips or one of our Specialist Conducted Cruises, purchase a family ticket or charter a whole boat for parties of up to 12. With the weather not looking too promising, we managed to hop onto the fort before the wind picked up and it started raining. To see more Barge Sailings navigate from Boat Trips 4. Booking Page. If the forts donât really appeal, they also offer short, 15-minute boat rides around Whitstable Bay or a 45-minute tour to Swale to see the local seal colony. Watch the seals play. The people at Project Redsand also do regular trips to the Redsand Army Fort for maintenance work. These are the Maunsell Forts, constructed in the 1940s as anti-aircraft gun platforms. Whitstable Tourism Whitstable Hotels Whitstable Bed and Breakfast Whitstable Vacation Rentals Whitstable Vacation Packages Flights to Whitstable Whitstable Restaurants Things to Do in Whitstable Whitstable Travel Forum Whitstable Photos Whitstable Map Whitstable Travel Guide All Whitstable Hotels; Whitstable Hotel Deals Located off shore on the Thames estuary, the Maunsell Sea Forts are some of the most bizarre-looking structures. hi there boat trips to maunsell forts run from southend Essex on the Waverley paddle steamer the trips this year have finished to the spring the cost this year was £27 per person the trip lasted 3 â¦ Thames Estuary Maunsell Forts. After World War II they were decommissioned and abandoned, but in the 1960s were taken over by pirate radio stations and enjoyed a colourful few years before they were shut down. Sailing trips are available from the harbour to the windfarm, the sea forts and a seal watching spot in the Thames Estuary. 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