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West Bay Beach

Sea Road, Westgate-on-Sea CT8 8QG, England
+44 1843 577577
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Excellent

Wonderful sands, like all of the beaches around the Margate area. Great cafe, it's the one from the... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Steve C
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Staines, United Kingdom
Lovely bay

Lovely bay with a great cafe on the prom. We walked the dog (permitted until may) then went for a... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
KatenEddie
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“high tide” (6 reviews)
“rock pools” (7 reviews)
“safe beach” (3 reviews)
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Sea Road, Westgate-on-Sea CT8 8QG, England
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+44 1843 577577
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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 18 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

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Good sandy beaches rock pools when tide out. Dogs restricted in main season. Bay inspector plus life guards in summer season,

1  Thank Jennie A
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I'm lucky enough to live at West Bay , and i'm never moving again. Glorious views , golden sands , not crowded. A very relaxing place to be.

2  Thank david7dec
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A tidal sandy beach with a sloping shallow sea. Weather is more often than not warmer and sunnier than surrounding area. Nearby cafe is a real must see. A fabulous family day out.

1  Thank George R
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811eva
25 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 Judy W | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are NOT allowed between 10am and 6pm every day. Before 10 high jinks are enjoyed by all social dogs and their owners. In good weather sometimes the beach is still full after 6pm and I think it's best to keep dogs... More
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