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Minnis Bay

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Went here in the summer, lovely place and nice to walk the dog. Very busy in summer with family’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Isle of Thanet, United Kingdom
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Day out with the doggies

Great bay with sandy beach, open for the dogs to enjoy after Sept 30. Try Waves cafe for lunch and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rochester, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
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“sandy beach”(13 reviews)
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 December 2011

Lovely sandy beaches until the tide comes in! Very popular for many beach sports. Sometime spoiled in summer by beach hut owners spreading all over the promenade. You can walk to Reculver along the coastal path, but watch out for bicycles that can use it...More

6  Thank SIRNED
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A lovely view with great skies at sundown. Lots of little beetles flying around when we visited. Some beach huts but not sure if these were for hire. Popular with dog walkers. Play area nearby. Ice cream and buckets and spades available at The Minnis...More

4  Thank ClareStoke
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in the summer, lovely place and nice to walk the dog. Very busy in summer with family’s and nice bar and ice cream places along the way

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great bay with sandy beach, open for the dogs to enjoy after Sept 30. Try Waves cafe for lunch and refreshments as it’s dog friendly. Really enjoyable walk

Thank Shaymax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have joined my family for many happy beach days in Minnis love the promenade ,beach and sea all kept immaculately clean by volunteers . The facilities such as restaurant and cafe are great but usually very busy . Do go early to catch the...More

Thank 64mayo
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Some of the most amazing sunsets you will ever come across. Easy parking, you don't even have to get out of the car!

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely coast lot walk along the sea defence wall and a nice beach with free parking. We would highly recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Came with my friend have a nice breakfasts. But before we was waiting for 2 min to be seated or longer. Restaurant was half empty. No ordinary orange juice? And that long waiting on breakfasts. OK, they where nice (eggs benedict) but one egg was...More

Thank Inga K
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best beaches in thanet. You can have a lovely walk or cycle towards reculver either along the beach or on a footpath. Views are great as you can look towards the sea or look the other direction towards lovely countryside. There's a...More

1  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 4 September 2018

lovely place for all age groups all times of year plenty to see and do my family totally loved it will go again

Thank linda0neill
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The beach is very good apart from the seaweed. Nice shelving sand and good for little-uns. Had a bite in The Waves Café - had the wraps and they were good, the service was average. Normally its quiet here and the parking is free -...More

2  Thank Man_o_Kent
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Minnis Bay is just a short journey on through Birchington. After enjoying "Beautiful Birchington", this long and tranquil beach is a must. Free parking, beach wheelchairs, cafe and ice-cream all available, as are toilets. Excellent restaurant with a bar affords the perfect place to watch...More

1  Thank Peter L
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andrew b
9 August 2018|
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Response from rayleighone | Reviewed this property |
You can split the answer into 2 - a) can you and b) what happens if you do. a) like most coastal areas byelaws usually say NO b) however, i have seen motorhomes parked their for a number of days - if and that is a big if... More
24 July 2018|
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Response from jdZ3149PP | Reviewed this property |
You can park along sea wall. With campervan
7 July 2018|
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Response from andrewR5962XT | Reviewed this property |
Yes. From £20 PER day from Bay Lodge search minis bay lodge. They have lots of fitting inside too.