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Pegwell Bay Natural History

Volunteering in conservation at Pegwell Bay SSSI is an important way to give back to the community and help protect the natural environment. The Pegwell Bay Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is a 1,200-hectare area of coastline in Kent, England, that is home to a wide variety of wildlife and habitats. The SSSI is […]


Each winter, Brent Geese migrate from the Arctic to the shores of Pegwell Bay in Kent, England. These hardy birds make the long journey in search of food and a safe place to rest and raise their young. Brent geese are medium-sized geese with dark brown plumage and a distinctive black neck. They are highly […]


Common sea-lavender, also known as Limonium vulgare, is a plant species that is commonly found in coastal areas, including Pegwell Bay. It is a perennial herbaceous plant that is adapted to grow in saline environments such as salt marshes and coastal dunes. Common sea-lavender has small, densely clustered flowers that are usually purple or lavender […]

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The Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) is named after the town of Sandwich in Kent, England. The name “sandwich” comes from the Old English word “Sandwic,” which means “sandy harbor.” The Sandwich Tern was first described and named by the Danish zoologist Morten Thrane Brünnich in 1764. Brünnich named the tern after Sandwich because he collected […]


Pegwell Bay, located on the southeastern coast of England, is a coastal nature reserve renowned for its exceptional biodiversity. The bay’s diverse ecosystem, encompassing a wide range of habitats, plays a vital role in supporting numerous plant and animal species, contributing to the overall health of the environment. I would like to explore the significance […]

Eileen & Oggle - Xmas 1980 (21)

Eileen was one of the founder members of the Pegwell & District Association, set up in 1987 in response to plans for a railway line running through the bay and West Cliff foreshore to Ramsgate harbour. That scheme was defeated, as was a proposal for a road that would effectively have destroyed the bay’s fragile […]


Pegwell & District Association Christmas Dinner Thanks so much for taking the time to attend our Charities Christmas meal. Thank you also to the staff at the Belle Vue Tavern in Pegwell for the delicious meal and warm welcome.


7th September Charity Auction Please Support the Pegwell & District Associations Charity Auction at the Bell Vue Tavern Pegwell Village  

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Waitrose Ramsgate has raised a whopping £383.00 in May’s Community Matters Scheme.A big thank you to all Waitrose customers who donated their token towards the Pegwell & District Association. Pictured from left to right is John Jennings Trustee Pegwell and District Association Natalie Dack Co-Ordination Manager and Richard Kinzler Chairman of The Pegwell & District […]


This Month you will have the opportunity to support The Pegwell & District Association if you shop at Waitrose Ramsgate. By placing a token in the Community Matters Pegwell & District Association box at the branch you’re helping your local community. Since its launch in 2008, the scheme has donated over £30 million to good […]

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