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Hidden Gem

I almost don't don't want to share anything about this beautiful little spot on the east coast of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie C
A many-faceted jewel of the South Coast.

The South Coast of England has it all - chalky white cliffs, sandy beaches, history, great eating... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1EU, England
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is really lovely beach all sand very safe ,and clean a council worker picking up rubbish all day very sad that adults can not pick up there own rubbish , I hires a beach hut £22.00 for the day worth every penny , running...More

13  Thank Geraldine E
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We went to Viking bay Friday 3rd Aug ...for a day at the seaside , so happy it was just a day , the sea was full of seaweed / murky water and a big wade up to our knees to get in the sea...More

6  Thank sueandave
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I almost don't don't want to share anything about this beautiful little spot on the east coast of England. We spent a week in Broadstairs this past summer. Although the town is quiet, there are tons of really good restaurants, lots of cute shops and...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The South Coast of England has it all - chalky white cliffs, sandy beaches, history, great eating places with a warm welcome, fun things to do, occasional festivals... and Broadstairs has all of these desirable attributes and more. Viking Bay is the centrepiece of Broadstairs,...More

1  Thank Globetrotter349
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bay is the centre-piece of this delightful town. Spacious sandy beach, bordered by a quaint pier at one end and the cliffs at the other. One criticism, the car parking charges everywhere are astronomical. Ridiculous policy by the council. We would visit more often...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely beach,perfect location ,we have been visiting viking bay for seven years now,absolutely love coming to this beAch its very clean,we love the golden sand surrounding restaurants,pubs,cafes,shops ect.

1  Thank emloled
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It was excellent. Beach was great, playing area for kids was great, people where great. Nothing really to fault it. we had an amazing time.

1  Thank 624ozcant
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Always a great day when your at Viking bay. Kids go off and explore the prom and the local 'fun places'. Which gave me time to sit chill and relax with a coffee. I love Broadstairs even though i live here a day at the...More

Thank Kyla A
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Girlfriend and I have been fortunate to stay in a hotel overlooking the beach both in peak and off season. It is the definition of a perfect beach. It is very clean, has great attractions (peak season), paddling and swimming facilities, easy access to the...More

Thank Pickwick53
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Lots of little shops for ice cream and gifts. A lovely sandy bay for families with a square cut off section of water for children.

Thank Dawn K
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Spent a few hours on the beach pottering about in the sunshine. Lots of seaweed, the council had been scooping it up and taking it away in lorry loads the days before. I spent hours on the beach as a child and there are still...More

Thank jab744
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this bay, as we were visiting beaches across Thanet. Plenty facilities at the bay, and plenty of lovely restaurants nearby. Nice sandy beach, and a lift (10am to 6pm) for those who require extra mobility. Right next to the bay, a well...More

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Dave S
4 July 2018|
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Response from Gizmocrystal | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but be aware of the seagulls as they may try to steal food. Also please clear up your rubbish so it’s left nice for everyone. Have a lovely time.
Kirstie T
29 June 2018|
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Response from Skipper6060 | Reviewed this property |
Cheeprt at the top of the high street only a short walk down but a steep hill
25 June 2018|
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Response from Glamama | Reviewed this property |
Speak to beach inspector by side of steps in the middle