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West Bay Beach

Sea Road, Westgate-on-Sea CT8 8QG, England
+44 1843 577577
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Walking & Cycle rides

Lovely coastline- great for walking & cycling, we're novices at 2 wheels, but love the wide walkway... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
notyetmrs
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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THE most beautiful bay!

I have been visiting West Bay for many years and it is probably my most favourite place anywhere... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
neil_stock
,
Leicester, United Kingdom
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“rock pools” (8 reviews)
“high tide” (6 reviews)
“safe beach” (3 reviews)
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Sea Road, Westgate-on-Sea CT8 8QG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely coastline- great for walking & cycling, we're novices at 2 wheels, but love the wide walkway next to the sea.

Thank notyetmrs
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I have been visiting West Bay for many years and it is probably my most favourite place anywhere. The sunsets are absolutely stunning! Surely, it was here that Turner looked when he described the Thanet skies as the best in Europe! The bay itself is...More

Thank neil_stock
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Have enjoyed this perfect sandy beach since childhood and brought our own children here when small and still love it today. Quiet and non commercialised unlike neighbouring Margate. Lovely beach which is huge at low tide and very safe for children with school parties regularly...More

Thank A J
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Wonderful sands, like all of the beaches around the Margate area. Great cafe, it's the one from the Humans TV series where Mia works. Saw a seal swimming in the bay when we were here.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely bay with a great cafe on the prom. We walked the dog (permitted until may) then went for a cheeky breakfast 😊🐾

Thank KatenEddie
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A very nice and safe beach area lovely sands plenty of space and room for kids to play in summer cafe is open and lifeguard around

Thank dariandoreen
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A great beach, something for everyone - golden sand, rock pools, views, cafes close by and, just round the corner, a view all the way to Reculver and the setting sun.

Thank Mabelle P
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great walk today in sunshine. Beach so clean despite recent storms and calm sea. Looking forward to summer x

Thank LorraineClayden
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

A sandy bay with the best sunsets for hundreds of kilometres or miles. Save swimming as there are little or no currents. At high tide you can walk along the promenade for miles. Margate and the Turner Contemporary are within 45 minutes walk.

Thank GJ S
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

A great beach for swimming as the beach shelves gently. If the weather is north east very good for bird watching

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811eva
24 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
15 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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