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Westbrook Bay

Royal Esplanade | Westbrook, Margate CT9 5DL, England
+44 1843 577577
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Clean and suitable for all

Probably the best beach in the area, it's suitable for families, dog walkers, couples etc. Calm... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Dogs are allowed on 2 large areas of Westbrook Beach, don't lose this priviledge!

Can't understand the websites and reviews that state dogs are not permitted on Westbrook Beach at... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Margate, United Kingdom
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  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“beach hut” (7 reviews)
“main beach” (7 reviews)
“great beach” (7 reviews)
Royal Esplanade | Westbrook, Margate CT9 5DL, England
+44 1843 577577
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Probably the best beach in the area, it's suitable for families, dog walkers, couples etc. Calm atmosphere and much less busy than the main Sands and still has toilets and a cafe easily accessible.

Thank vickib609
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Can't understand the websites and reviews that state dogs are not permitted on Westbrook Beach at all between 10am and 6pm or that the ban extends across the beach towards Margate. At present dog walkers not only have the right to exercise their dogs on...More

1  Thank 3ba2017
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great beach - clean and ideal for families - lifeguard present but very safe swimming in the shallows. Dog free during the day and BBQ friendly after 6 pm. ideal at ay time - high or low tide!

Thank r0bbiejb
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Sand, safety(lifeguards), sunshine(if you are lucky), cafe, toilets, promenade, seagulls, sea shells, everything you expect from a trip to the seaside... :)

Thank Rory W
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Westbrook all my life. We have a beach hut on Westbrook bay and have done for over 30 years. The beach is the best bay in Thanet and for years we have used the cafe and seen different people running it....More

1  Thank Tom O
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great beach. Fortunate to live close by and visit it most days. Tide does not cover the beach entirely leaving a wide but narrow sandy area at high tide and goes out a long way with a large expanse of clean sand at lie tides....More

Thank John M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Turn left out of the train station, walk across the road and stay on the Coastal path and you are on your way to one of the most amazing Beaches in Thanet. Miles of unspoilt sand leading for miles. Only drawback, one Cafe on the...More

Thank MargateMinx
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The cafe here is just awful!! It's dirty, the staff are disinterested at best and rude at worst The beach is nice but without facilities you would be better off up the coast at the Main Sands

Thank B111y
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A sandy gem, this one isn't as busy as Margate and is only a short walk away. Worth the effort. Try the mini golf here as well.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Coming here off peak means the beach is less crowded. It was a lovely hot day, the sea was cool and clear even when up to my chest I could still see my toes. Downside the cafe is shut so make sure you bring your...More

Thank 02040508BW
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6 April 2017|
Response from Trish H | Reviewed this property |
the high street can be a bit daunting but there are lots of very nice areas in margate. tell her to take the plunge she wont regret it and if she is renting she can move around till she finds somewhere that suits her.
9 July 2015|
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Response from Penny374 | Reviewed this property |
Hi loads of on street parking and it's free with no time limits.