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Kingsgate Bay

Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QL, England
+44 1843 577577
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Gorgeous sandy beach

Dogs are allowed on this beach so had a great time letting our dog run wild and enjoy the soft... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Brighton, United Kingdom
via mobile

Lovely beach. View of the iconic arch in the distance. It was empty when we visited and lovely to... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
London, United Kingdom
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“botany bay” (8 reviews)
“the cliff” (5 reviews)
Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QL, England
+44 1843 577577
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Dogs are allowed on this beach so had a great time letting our dog run wild and enjoy the soft sand. Beautiful cliffs surrounding the beach too.

Thank lacm2016
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lovely beach. View of the iconic arch in the distance. It was empty when we visited and lovely to sit and chill. Parking wise, you can park at the Captain Digby pub very close by but its a whopping £20! Its free if you're having...More

1  Thank bumbags
Reviewed 4 August 2017

As you walk along the cliff tops from Botany Bay Hotel, there is a path along the top of the cliffs - which are sensibly fenced off - to Kingsgate Bay and there is a lovely area which has baby seagulls. This was brilliant for...More

Thank whomewhy
Reviewed 29 July 2017

A nice beach with good view of a arch in the cliff. The only downside is there is no car parking near the beach. Accessed via steps which could be a downside if not too steady on your feet.

Thank Sally_Steve_W
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful secluded Bay with soft sand although very seaweedy water!! The arch formation in the chalky rocks is amazing.

Thank KT81KAH
Reviewed 3 July 2017

When we visited thee water looked a bit dirty, but it was actually a mass of seaweed! There were quite a few used and abandoned disposable BBQs lying on the beach and rubbish lying around so maybe they need some more wastebins on the beach...More

Thank 319Delta
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

In a resort offering an array off beautiful bays, Kingsgate takes the crown. A local secret, this sandy bay is never overcrowded and offers safe bathing. It is overlooked by the majestic Broadstairs Castle and even has its own family pub, the Captain Digby which...More

Thank Corvette1544
Reviewed 30 May 2017

When I searched places to visit I saw a picture on google-exactly the same. And it is real. We drove from London, and enjoyed the whole day at the sea. These cliffs are beautiful, unique and full of sea creatures. My little girl (age 6)...More

Thank puwistaja
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Loved by the locals and tourists alike this beach gets very busy in the summer. Notions of smugglers and ne'er do-wells cross the imagination here and it is perfect for photo-opportunities.

1  Thank Royden S
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Coming from Essex where we don't have much beach and what does exist is mostly shingle, we had a delightful stroll around here last weekend after eating at the Captain Digby. The cliffs are amazing and we found many varieties of shells and seaweed.

Thank reallywrenchit
Nearby Restaurants
Captain Digby
423 reviews
.15 km away
The Botany Bay Hotel Restaurant
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.55 km away
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The White Swan
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1.30 km away
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The Captain Digby Bar
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.45 km away
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18 August 2016|
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Response from heleneshaw | Reviewed this property |
Hi We walked down the steps to Botany Bay and through the stack to Kingsgate Bay. We went during low tide and walked leisurely around, walked across Kingsgate Bay climbed the step (more than Botany Bay and steeper) walked... More