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“Issue - Dogs on the beach!”
Review of Louisa Bay

Louisa Bay
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Broadstairs is one of our favourite seaside towns to visit for the day.

It has an uncommercialised seafront with victorian architecture. Sandy beaches. Free on street parking.

Louisa Bay beach on the south side of the town is a smaller beach and has a beach cafe on the promanade.

BUT during our visit yesterday afternoon we saw several loose dogs on the beach running freely and playing with their owners. There was no sign of enforcement officers to issue on the spot fines.
NB dogs are not allowed on the beach during the day 1st May to 30th September.

Also could do with more litter bins in the area.

Thank TheNorthernMonkey1
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

This beach is the nearest to where I live in broadstairs so visit it a lot. Great cafe but no toilet that I can recall. For those that moan about dogs this may be better than dumpton gap as not allowed on beach after 10am in the summer.

Thank Tracy D
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

This bay is a lovely, fun experience. With soft,silky sand and natural looking walls for kids to draw on with chalk from the cliffs. The Louisa Bay Cafe has really nice food and tops of the experience. In the summer, bring a wet suit and body board to swim in. If you are coming in winter, bring towels and also sunglasses as it can be sunny.

1  Thank BG5O
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

This is a much small bay than Viking with not so much going on. There is a café which was closed when we visited but not a great deal else to see. It may be nicer when the larger beach next door becomes too busy?

Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed November 30, 2016

Easy ramp down for launching and you can keep clear of most of the holiday makers and children swimming here unlike by launching from Viking Bay. It enable you to get straight on to the rockpools around the tidal paddling pool which pushes the waves up brilliantly for surf kayaking, but make sure you wear a helmet as you're guaranteed to get turned over every now and then. Best waves are Sept/Oct and March/April. Decmber to Feb can get too big and is a bit cold even with wetsuit, gloves, boots and hood!

Thank Phil C
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