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Kingsgate Bay

Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QL, England
+44 1843 577577
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Sheltered beach

When we visited thee water looked a bit dirty, but it was actually a mass of seaweed! There were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Watford, United Kingdom
Broad stair's Loveliest Bay

In a resort offering an array off beautiful bays, Kingsgate takes the crown. A local secret, this... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“chalk cliffs” (5 reviews)
“cliff top” (3 reviews)
Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QL, England
+44 1843 577577
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited thee water looked a bit dirty, but it was actually a mass of seaweed! There were quite a few used and abandoned disposable BBQs lying on the beach and rubbish lying around so maybe they need some more wastebins on the beach...More

Thank 319Delta
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

In a resort offering an array off beautiful bays, Kingsgate takes the crown. A local secret, this sandy bay is never overcrowded and offers safe bathing. It is overlooked by the majestic Broadstairs Castle and even has its own family pub, the Captain Digby which...More

Thank Corvette1544
Reviewed 31 May 2017

When I searched places to visit I saw a picture on google-exactly the same. And it is real. We drove from London, and enjoyed the whole day at the sea. These cliffs are beautiful, unique and full of sea creatures. My little girl (age 6)...More

Thank Julia N
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.

1  Thank Royden S
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
A TripAdvisor Member
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 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...More

2  Thank kdw72
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...More

1  Thank TheTravelingMedic
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
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

1  Thank woody35Kent
Nearby Restaurants
Captain Digby
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.42 km away
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Nearby Attractions
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.58 km away
The Captain Digby Bar
17 reviews
.00 km away
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19 August 2016|
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Response from heleneshaw | Reviewed this property |
Hi We walked down the steps to Botany Bay and through the stack to Kingsgate Bay. We went during low tide and walked leisurely around, walked across Kingsgate Bay climbed the step (more than Botany Bay and steeper) walked... More