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Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve

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Great for a country walk

A lovely quiet walk along the coast with the sound of the birds. Super for wild flowers in the... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
Ramsgate, United Kingdom

I did an organised run in this location recently and it was amazing. Lots of people walking their... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Margate, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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Sandwich Road, Cliffsend, Ramsgate CT12 5JB, England
+44 1622 662012
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

A lovely quiet walk along the coast with the sound of the birds. Super for wild flowers in the summer months.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sarahys
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Perhaps I have been spoilt by visiting so many spectacular places in Kent over the past few days, but I found Pegwell Bay very disappointing. To start with, my problem was that I had seen the painting Pegwell Bay by William Dyce, and was expecting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I did an organised run in this location recently and it was amazing. Lots of people walking their dogs and with their children..It was lovely. Peaceful and lovely views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PipVickery
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The views over the bay are stunning and we had a very pleasant walk along the path to the bird hide. Make sure you bring binoculars for bird identification! A great play area for kids, excellent toilet facilities and the bonus of a cafe in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GatleyJC
Reviewed 29 August 2018

alarge car park with good views of pegwell bay , a cafe and toilets , nice walks overlooking the bay ,selection of wild flowers

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Just a pleasant walk (or quick drive) from Ramsgate. This area is protected from people so the birds and wildlife can enjoy some peace

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank richardwM4988DY
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Quiet, patience and a good pair of binoculars will reward you with peregrines, lizards, egrets, shelducks, curlews, terns, cormorants, gulls, oystercatchers and plenty of marine life in the rock pools ..... and much much more. The icing on the cake are the seals of course...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mabelle P
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Sorry about my title but this is the first thing I saw on our visit. The toilet block looks like a little cottage and then we discovered several single men sitting in cars ( one had his shirt off so looked naked). It may all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Tess N
Reviewed 9 July 2018

After visiting the Danish long boat we went down to the Bay and walked along the shore past the old Hovercraft slipway. Lovely view in both directions along the coast and plenty of bird life. Los of history associated here as perfect landing place for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter1941
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Took my son here for a walk, bird watching and play. Enjoyable experience but there was a lot of dog poo around unfortunately.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sophie L
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3 April 2018|
Response from GatleyJC |
It's called the Salty Seal!
Gemma w
7 October 2017|
Response from lookey01 | Reviewed this property |
its about 3-4 per day ..at machines...the place you maybe thinking of is the access to Sandwich Bay private estate..the ones with the golf courses....this is further along..access is near the old power station