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Dumpton Gap

Dumpton Gap Road, Broadstairs CT10 1TD, England
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Perfect beach for a lovely dog walk

A kind fellow dog owner in whitstable, knowing we weren’t locals recommended this amazing beach... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
alicewandjohng
via mobile
Lovely Beach

Not a particularly well known beach except to locals and does get a bit over run with dog walkers... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
penfolds_bin_95
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average4%
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Travellers talk about
“dog owners” (8 reviews)
“sam's bar” (4 reviews)
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Dumpton Gap Road, Broadstairs CT10 1TD, England
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"dog owners"
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"dog friendly beach"
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"sam's bar"
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"friendly cafe"
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"the cliff"
in 9 reviews
"dogs are allowed"
in 6 reviews
"lovely beach"
in 11 reviews
"sandy beach"
in 10 reviews
"viking bay"
in 14 reviews
"great dog"
in 2 reviews
"plenty of free parking"
in 2 reviews
"low tide"
in 6 reviews
"steep slope"
in 4 reviews
"beach cafe"
in 4 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 4 reviews
"rock pools"
in 6 reviews
"small beach"
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

A kind fellow dog owner in whitstable, knowing we weren’t locals recommended this amazing beach saying our dogs would love it and he was right! Beautiful sand, space to run and play, complete dog heaven. We walked to ramsgate and back and it was perfect....More

Thank alicewandjohng
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Not a particularly well known beach except to locals and does get a bit over run with dog walkers at times but a lovely sandy beach with plenty of room for everyone and during the season a handy beach bar/cafe

Thank penfolds_bin_95
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We visited this dog friendly beach and cafe again recently and had breakfast on a lovely sunny morning. The beach is lovely and sandy and we walked/ ran to Broadstairs and back and worked up an appetite for a cooked breakfast of sausage egg and...More

Thank SUKI-MS
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem that’s enjoyable with or without family.The beach is very clean blue flagged and a big hit with locals too.

Thank ghearsey
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Always supported local cafe but disappointed to find that after buying drinks at weekend that they gave me old pound coins in my change, the day before they were out of circulation, not a huge problem for them but a loss to me as now...More

Thank anne w
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

In Kent for the weekend, we were lucky to have warm sunshine and find this great dog-friendly beach. If the tide is right, you could walk all the way to Ramsgate, beneath the chalk cliffs dotted with little caves. Sam's café does great food, just...More

1  Thank SGEpsom
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem. We were looking for a beach that allows dogs all year round. On arrival on hot August day we were a little cautious about beach as it is small and had a number of dogs all of which were well behaved. As...More

1  Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Nice beach and very pleasant looking out to sea whilst drinking a coffee at the cafe. Dogs are allowed on the beach all year here.

1  Thank anne2209
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Having to rewrite this review ok... The beach itself is pleasant and more for the locals than tourists, as many aren't aware it exits!!! However it is over run with dog walkers, many of which allow aggressive dogs off the leads, which in turn attack...More

2  Thank Onyx1973
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

A lovely beach and bay where you can feel a sense of being a little bit away from it all whilst still being within easy reach of the main Broadstairs beach at Viking Bay. The little cafe can provide a welcome cuppa /snack

Thank Jo V
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jemmasanders
31 August 2016|
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Response from Sam31157 | Reviewed this property |
The beach totally disappears. Best time to aim for is 2 - 2.5 hours after high tide. Lots of sand to walk on and tide is not too far out
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Sue H
24 August 2016|
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Response from KentEnglandLife | Reviewed this property |
This is all the info I could find on BBQ on the beach. You could always ring the number and ask. Sorry If this wasn't much help. Margate, Broadstairs And Ramsgate Beach Information: Beach BBQS Individual barbeques are... More
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hilary j
6 August 2016|
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Response from KentEnglandLife | Reviewed this property |
About 15 mins I would say.
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