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Margate Main Sands

Marine Terrace, Margate CT9 1XJ, England
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Absolutely love Margate, but this time the beach was thick with sea weed and smelt very bad. There... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Niki N
Horley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Bog standard. Which might explain that smell...

The seafront is a bog standard, rough and ready affair, not high on charm, it must be said... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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“sandy beach” (45 reviews)
“lovely beach” (30 reviews)
Marine Terrace, Margate CT9 1XJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely love Margate, but this time the beach was thick with sea weed and smelt very bad. There is no excuse for this, as there are tractor tracks on the beach, so this can be cleared easily. We had to walk through about 15" for...More

Thank Niki N
Reviewed 2 days ago

The seafront is a bog standard, rough and ready affair, not high on charm, it must be said. Unpleasant stink in the harbour area leaves a poor impression: is the council really incapable of sorting that out? The type of crowd on the beach seems...More

Thank VivaVauxhall
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great time on the beach. hardly any rubbish on the sand. Kids loved it we found thr beach empty certain hours luckly luckily we stayed in hotel which is right next to the beach.

Thank roseSummers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been to all the beaches in and around the Thanet area but for size and pure attraction Margate has the by far the best beach in this area

Thank john a
Reviewed 4 days ago

The beach is large it's a shame people do not clear up after themselves. Good to see lifeguard in attendance. Lots of activities for little ones.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on the beach both days that we were there. There were life guards on the beach with safe bathing places marked with flags. The sand is great and our two 10 yr olds had great fun .

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Margate on a Monday so not quite as busy as you would expect at the weekend. Sands were clean and not stoney. We hired deckchairs and umbrellas for a very reasonable sum for all day. A charming young man set up the chairs...More

1  Thank Glimble
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have not been here for over a decade maybe two. It's a lovely beach, large with clean sand. There were plenty of family's on the beach and a few amusements. The only letdown was the amount of seaweed along the sea edge. Could definitely do...More

Thank CommanderE31
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main beach in margate is clean with lovely golden sands . All you need for a day or more at the seaside . So grab yourself a deck chair , get an ice cream and enjoy the great British seaside. The toilets are well...More

Thank lammylad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little windy when we went but a very clean sandy beach which would make a great day put with the family on a sunny day.

Thank Karen K
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Suzie D
16 June 2017|
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Response from mutmay | Reviewed this property |
yes you can, Google national express and put your postcode in of where you want to be picked up and you can see the trips they offer from there.
25 August 2016|
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Response from Pinkdimond | Reviewed this property |
Fish & chips, burgers etc are all available adjacent to the beach, or five minutes walk to the high street and you have several restaurants Yama's the Thai is really great, Mullins and the Ambrette are worth a visit if you... More
6 August 2016|
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Response from princesslee2014 | Reviewed this property |
The sunloungers are £4 to hire and the deckchairs are £2