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Lovely beach

You pay the toll £7 to park right next to the beach. It’s great for motor homes and campervans... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
A delightful retreat away from the hustle and bustle

We were staying about 10 minutes walk away from Sandwich Bay. It felt safe for our toddlers was... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Princes Drive, Sandwich CT13 9QB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You pay the toll £7 to park right next to the beach. It’s great for motor homes and campervans. The beach is shingle but there’s sand when the tide goes out. It is clean, there are toilets although they closed them early one afternoon without...More

Thank Minken12
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked from Sandwich itself along the river and to the beach. It’s a good long walk with plenty of wildlife to see, usual seabirds but we also spotted a Seal just 100 ft off the beach where we were sitting. The beach is stony but...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were staying about 10 minutes walk away from Sandwich Bay. It felt safe for our toddlers was good to swim in and was set on the edge of a golf course. Very relaxing and we even saw a seal s few feet away from...More

Thank dinahfarrer
Reviewed 26 July 2018

All the whining people on this site need their bumps felt but, thankfully, at least they won’t come here and ruin what is a fantastic day out. There is a toll of £7 to access the beach by car, but motor homes and horse boxes...More

7  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I love this beach, yes it’s £7 to get in, but most beaches you would struggle to park at and have to pay, this is convenient and you can practically park on the beach.. The beach is clean, there were lots of washed up dead...More

2  Thank Tluddington
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I live here and it's very quiet, tidy and tranquil. I often enjoy a nice jog or a walk along the beach - with or without the dogs. It probably isn't the most appealing beach for Vacationers as it is a pebble beach. They also...More

1  Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Park your car and walk. The parking warden is a jobs worth. Really spoils your day.. it's everyone's beach. Everyone's sea.

Thank MHBOS10
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Well I was horrified to have to spend a flat fee of £7 to visit this beach. For this money you can park very near the pebbley beach. It is also huge so you are likely to have a substantial spot to yourself. As the...More

1  Thank majicsis
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A disgrace to charge £7.00 toll to see a beach that is our heritage and natural right. Typical of pompous golf club.

8  Thank stephen m
Reviewed 11 June 2018

If you want a nice, relaxing and quiet beach to visit, come here. Walk right to the end where the sea meets the Stour, nothing but golden sand and no people. Lovely

2  Thank Pbspaul
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Claire E
27 August 2017|
Response from LucindaSue | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no there aren't. There were some but they look like they have been closed for a very long time.
Amanda L
21 August 2017|
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Response from stowfish |
just take a fishing rod with you,after all security leave 5pm and back 9am
20 October 2016|
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Response from Janet G | Reviewed this property |
Hi again - I did check today and unfortunately there is no reduction for those with the blue badge. I am sorry about that and at next year's AGM I shall raise the issue. KRs J