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Margate Main Sands

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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A nice winter walk

The sand on Margate beach is a great place to walk on a winter's day and is even better if you have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SteMar247
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
via mobile
It's great now dogs are allowed

I love margate and agree dogs should not be allowed all year But it was lovely to walk Chilli along... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jimaharding
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Margate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

Impressive though very cold at this time of the year: it was very windy and freezing, but the panorama - really excellent.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caius C
Reviewed yesterday

This is my beach so I swim here all summer. I wish the day trippers did not leave such a disgusting mess when they go. Winter is great because the locals spend time picking up any plastic that the sea brings in so the sands...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KiwiLegend999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sand on Margate beach is a great place to walk on a winter's day and is even better if you have dogs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love margate and agree dogs should not be allowed all year But it was lovely to walk Chilli along the beach again she is in her 20th year and loves the sands

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jimaharding
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large sandy beach close to the harbour and overlooked by the Tate Modern Art Gallery. You can walk easily to the beach from the train station as it is in front of you as you exit the station. Dreamland the amusement park is nearby and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 09SueP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a great walk in “off peak” months. Beach is beautiful and sunset is always stunning. Packed with people on a hot summer days (as everywhere). Dreamland across the road. Plenty of activities for kids :) margate is definitely changing, and “locals” are more young...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Skyhigh2440
Reviewed 12 November 2018

A stunning stretch of coast in whatever weather. Its so beautiful and has sand rather than pebbles. It also features a small tidal pool

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BazRex
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I love coming here with my children as i went Margate as a child. It’s a lovely sandy beach... beautiful in the summer for a cheap day out.... a few good arcades, fish and chip shops, weatherspoons and beach food... dreamland also however I haven’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sarahmcraye
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

After many year I thought I would revisit Margate as I heard that it was up and coming. The main beach is nice and would be lovely place to spend a sunny day, as for the rest of Margate forget it. The town has little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

We visited on a cold October weekend, but the beach was still busy. Lots of families, dog walkers, joggers and paraboarders. There are toilets next to the beach and plenty of cafes and shops near by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JackieW21234
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jillianrb59
19 July 2018|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember, there are announcements over the loudspeaker system saying dogs are not allowed on the beach during the summer months
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AutumnBreeze321
18 July 2018|
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Response from hourman101 | Reviewed this property |
No, Afraid not!
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SilviaS2128
11 June 2018|
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Response from Mark J | Reviewed this property |
You will find everything you need 7 days a week throughout summer, during the week is the perfect time to visit!
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