The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast adjacent to Margate town centre. It is a gently shelving sandy beach with a harbour wall at the eastern end and a rock formation that is exposed at low water at the western end. A promenade sits above the beach and there is a saltwater pool on the beach below the high water mark.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Margate
Local authority: Kent County Council
OS Grid Reference: TR350707
Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Phone 01843 577 577
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Forecast for Thursday 16 August
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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.
A 2-minute walk from the beach and town centre, Beachview Guest House offers elegant accommodation in the traditional resort of Margate. Details...
Just 4 minutes’ walk from Margate’s Turner Contemporary Art Gallery, The Sands Hotel offers boutique-style accommodation and fine views of the Thanet coast. Details...
Superbly located, Premier Inn Margate is situated opposite the seafront and next to Margate Train Station, providing the perfect base from which to explore the area. Details...
Located in the seaside town of Marget, in East Kent, the Somerville Hotel offers bed and breakfast accommodation, free WiFi throughout and sea views. Details...
Directly opposite the Winter Gardens theatre on Margate seafront, The Bay bed and breakfast enjoys a prime location on the Thanet coast. A 3-minute drive from Margate Train Station, this guest house offers a full English breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Details...
Located in the seaside town of Margate, The Victoria Crescent Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the beach and The Parade. Free WiFi access is available and there is also a restaurant. Details...
19 King Street is a terraced, grade II listed cottage in the heart of the Kent coastal town of Margate. The cottage has one double bedroom, one twin room and one single room with a family bathroom, making it suitable for five people. Details...
Tia?s Retreat is a wonderful, ground floor, self-catering apartment in Broadstairs. The property has one double bedroom and a shower room. There is also a charming open plan living space with a kitchen, a dining area set in a deep bay window, and a sitting area. Details...
Taylor's Retreat is a very well-presented lower ground floor apartment located in the centre of Broadstairs in Kent, moments from local amenities and less than ten minutes' walk from the beach. Details...
Stone Bay Apartment is a ground floor apartment, with its own entrance, in the historic, coastal town of Broadstairs in Kent. This apartment sleeps four people in two double bedrooms. The apartment also has a bathroom, kitchen with dining area and a sitting room. Details...
Redwood is a fabulous, detached property located close to the heart of Broadstairs and within a minute walk of Stone Bay, and can sleep eight people. This cottage has a super king-size double bedroom, a ground floor king-size double bedroom, a single bedroom with an additional pull-out truckle bed (can be twin on request), a ground floor room with bunks, a wet room with basin and WC, a ground floor bathroom, a separate, ground floor WC, a ground floor shower room, a kitchen with dining area, a utility, a sitting room with an electric fire and a children's playroom. Details...
Albert Villas is a wonderful, mid-terrace cottage in Broadstairs, a short walk from the beach, accessed only on foot in an historic courtyard tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Details...