"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

Forecast for Tuesday 18 December

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1015
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 69%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
S
Pressure 1004
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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