"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Botany Bay Beach

A popular yet quiet sandy bay in a natural setting. It is an ideal beach for families with safe bathing and plenty for children to explore. It got the name because of the common fate of captured smugglers who frequented it who were then deported in a convict ship to Botany Bay in Australia.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Broadstairs

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR392711

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Botany Bay Beach

  • Revolution Skatepark (1m)
  • Bugsys (2m)
  • Pick n Paint a Pot (2m)
  • Drapers Mill (2m)
  • Junk Deluxe (2m)
  • The Shell Grotto (2m)
  • Crampton Tower Museum (2m)
  • Dickens House Museum (2m)
  • Lillyputt Mini Golf (2m)
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum (2m)
  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground (2m)
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre (3m)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (3m)
  • Bumble Beez (3m)
  • Ramsgate Tunnels (4m)
  • Ramsgate Motor Museum (4m)
  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips (4m)
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate (4m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Margate
Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Stone Pier
Kent
England
CT9 1JD

Phone 01843 577 577
Email visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk
http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 20 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1024
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1024
Humidity 49%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1024
Humidity 49%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:39 BST
(04:39 GMT)
High Tide
11:30 BST
(10:30 GMT)
Low Tide
18:19 BST
(17:19 GMT)
High Tide
23:57 BST
(22:57 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A sandy and rocky bay with rock pools to explore and what is considered safe bathing.

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