"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Minnis Bay Beach

A long and sandy rural bay including both rocky and shingle areas. It has a wide variety of attractions available as well as kite boarding lessons, seal watching trips, cycling route and coastal walks. It has been listed as one of Britain’s best beaches and is a great place to watch the sun set into the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Birchington

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR287696

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

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Things to see and do near Minnis Bay Beach

  • Jungle Jims (2m)
  • Powell Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens (2m)
  • Lazer Rush Outdoor (2m)
  • Powell-Cotton Museum (2m)
  • Monkton Nature Reserve (3m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (3m)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (4m)
  • Reculver Towers and Roman Fort (4m)
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre (4m)
  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground (4m)
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum (4m)
  • The Shell Grotto (5m)
  • Junk Deluxe (5m)
  • Pick n Paint a Pot (5m)
  • Drapers Mill (5m)
  • Grove Ferry River Trips (5m)
  • Bugsys (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 Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 997
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 993
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 991
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:00 GMT
High Tide
08:06 GMT
Low Tide
14:37 GMT
High Tide
20:52 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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Tell us what you think about Minnis Bay Beach

A long sandy bay backed by grassland/farmland and cliffs. This is a safe beach popular with families. It has a sailing club and a zoned area for boats, windsurfers and kite boarders.

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