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West Bay Beach

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

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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

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Margate, United Kingdom
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Margate, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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
Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank david7dec
Westgate on Sea
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Chatham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely little beach with a couple of shops, cafe and public toilets. Very flat and sandy for mile which means the water does not get deep for a long way out which is perfect for young children. Rocky are for crab hunting!!! There are also life guards present which is also a bonus considering the latest incidents happing on... More 

2 Thank CaSk88
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Despite being lined with houses and a road, this beach and the surrounding beach huts and café has a wonderfully relaxed feel about it. It feels like it has barely changed in 40 years. In summer the sea often seems considerably warmer than other parts of the Kent coast - probably due to the very shallow gradient of the beach... More 

2 Thank Giovanni S

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