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Kingsgate Bay

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Address: Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QL, England
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+44 1843 577577

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A beautiful beach with a landmark cliff.

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... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Royden S
Margate, United Kingdom
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Margate, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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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.

Thank Royden S
Maldon, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great sandy beach to walk your dogs or stop and have a picnic. No limits to beach access for dogs. Easy access by steps to the road. Can continue your walk either right to joss bay or left to botany bay. Does get cut from both sides by the incoming tide. Interesting gap in the chalk cliffs to walk through... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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352 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Getting down to the beach using some of the 'evolved' paths is a bit tricky, there are however proper paths down to the sea. Nice walk with lovely chalk cliffs and rock pools to navigate. Really peaceful and enjoyable during our winter walk. I think it would be great in the summer as the beach slopes gently into the sea.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Took a day dash out from London to Kent for a beach-side lunch with my dog. Kingsgate was clean and dog friendly and very easy to access. I recommend taking a rubber pail for dogs to drink out of. The water wasn't very nice, but we managed to give the dog a quick rinse nearby.

Thank TheTravelingMedic
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Another great Kent beach discovered after walking round from Botany Bay. Dramatic Stately House on the cliff (now sadly private residents apartments) provides a great back drop to some sunbathing on another sandy beach. Took the cliff top walk back to Botany Bay.

Thank Wonderfultrev
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

you have to park in the captain digby £10 I think but you will have the beach without the hoards. A bit of extra seaweed at the moment but this changes

Thank woody35Kent
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

I would recommend this place to everyone who enjoys long walks along empty, wide beach, who loves peace and the the music of the waves, the beauty of cliffs...

Thank Ewa R
Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely bay, you can walk to miss bay too and a few if the other 7. Nice walking over the cliff tops, amazing chalk cliff caves and the cliffs are very dramatic. Highly recommend a visit

Thank Jacqui W
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

As well as Botany Bay, Kingsgate bay is great spot for sea lovers and for those who appreciate stunning views.

Thank Marta K

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