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Beautiful and peaceful

One of my favourite places on the North Kent Coast Lots of sandn 2 cafes and toilets easy parking... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
273briane
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
WONDEROUS WEST BAY BEACH, WESTGATE-ON-SEA

This is one of my favourite bays in Thanet for all sorts of reasons not least its quintessential... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
IanH327
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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All reviews rock pools high tide lovely beach on duty ice cream hut no dogs allowed great cafe beachside cafe kent coast beach hut great for kids soft sand high street free parking all ages westgate lifeguards
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

One of my favourite places on the North Kent Coast Lots of sandn 2 cafes and toilets easy parking and great views

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 273briane
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is one of my favourite bays in Thanet for all sorts of reasons not least its quintessential Englishness, super beach and great swimming for 6 months of the year. Currently beach walkers and dog owners are enjoying its post high season splendour. Watering holes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IanH327
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We had a really lovely summer on this beautiful beach. We hired a beach hut off the council for two weeks and spent every day and evening down there. The views you get as the sun is setting is breath taking. Great cafe and ice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 162gemmas
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Lovely beach but no dogs allowed.lots of pebbles so wear proper footwear.was very lucky as we had great weather .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean M
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I decided to try on the outskirts of margate and was pleasantly surprised fantastic little beach the sea was clear not to busy there is a coffee shop with crazy golf and there was things further down the opposite side to me but I didn't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A really great place to visit and stay lovely and quite very nice people, not many shops tho but what they do have is great, the beach is beautiful!! Again not many people there and i was there at the height of the season, great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank londongrlxx
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

West bay is a stunning and never ending beach, the cliffs are beautiful, but typical people ignore the signs to not climb them and walk under them. We had a lovely couple of days playing on the beach and in the water. It wasn’t particularly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ladykane1982
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Some 55 years ago, a little boy was pushed off one of the slipways here by an elderly gent at high tide. The water was crashing against the promenade and the boy could not swim. Coughing and spluttering, the lad managed his first strokes and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

As it's a nice summer we are trying to make the best of staying local.Last week we visited the beach.All was going well until we were heading to the water for a paddle and had to avoid a huge pile of Dog Poo Disgusting and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rcob71
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We tried it for the first time this weekend and it was extremely nice, sand is really soft and the water wasn’t too cold. Only problem was that the beach disappear in 10 min as the current was coming up. If you are around and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Murillo1983
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jan681
4 August 2018|
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Response from MikeB173 | Reviewed this property |
15 mins maximum.
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811eva
25 August 2016|
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Response from mutmay | Reviewed this property |
I love further along in Westbrook Bay and you are allowed BBQs after 6 pm. I think it is the same all along this coast line.
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Gary T
16 August 2016|
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Response from Teddy B | Reviewed this property |
I think it is, but only at certain times. I would suggest you check with Thanet Council first.
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