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Address: Beach Road, Westgate-on-Sea CT8 8AD, England
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Happy Days.

I used to come here as a boy and stay in the 1950s at the Ivyside Hotel which has now been demolished which was a shame. I have come back for the last 8 years from Australia to... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Annette and Ter... C
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I used to come here as a boy and stay in the 1950s at the Ivyside Hotel which has now been demolished which was a shame. I have come back for the last 8 years from Australia to visit friends in the area and St Mildreds Bay has not changed a lot I still stop for a good cup ot... More 

Thank Annette and Ter... C
Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited for a couple of days and with glorious weather found this beach had everything we needed to have a great time. The tide can go out a long way but was well on it's way in when we arrived. Plenty of room on the sand but the smell of the rotting seaweed can be awful depending on which way... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lovely clean beach, adequate amenities like fab cafe, toilets and parking, but have to pay. And in summer we have Lifeguards to.

1 Thank Maxine A
Kent, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Westgate-on-sea is a quintessential little British beach side resort with none of the fairground arcade attractions that seem to take over our seasides these days. Rows of little beach huts line the promenade along the sea wall and the beach is within easy walking distance from the train station. The waters here are safe and clean with a sandy beach.... More 

1 Thank MarionShew
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59 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We walk here every day, on the beach at low tide, along the promenade at high tide. Such a pretty coastline with rock pools, shallow water. Sometimes with a lolly or an ice cream in hand, sitting on the wall, holding hands I feel 7 again not 70!

1 Thank Smeesue
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Quiet and unspoilt beach, we love coming here. When the tide is out you can enjoy lovely walks on the beach and watch the day go by, perfect!

1 Thank Flying-Dutch-Lady
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

beautiful clean beach with shallow sands to the sea great for all the family with rock pools to go searching in for hidden treasures

1 Thank hilaryjones1121
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

This bay is always so quiet and peaceful. It is a Blue Flag beach and people with dogs are very respectful. I love it when the waves crash over the sea wall in the winter. You have to run between them to avoid getting wet. Beautiful in summer too.

1 Thank Fanakerpan
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104 reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

Stopped off at St Mildred's Bay to show my children where I used to go on holiday as a child - it hadn't changed much- still a safe sandy beach with the backdrop of chalky cliffs - those were the days!

2 Thank cazzyc10
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

St Mildred's Bay is a beautiful, quiet (at this time of year, at least) and unspoiled beach. Dog friendly, with rock pools and shallow paddling for kids. 'Pav's Cafe' offers cheap cooked breakfasts. Short walk to Margate, even shorter to Westgate. Loved it!

1 Thank Mick H

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