"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

West Bay (Westgate) Beach

A sandy bay with rocky areas and cliffs. The sand here is very good for building sandcastles and there are lots of little rock pools to explore. The cafe is open in the evening and is a great place to have a meal and watch the fantastic sunset views.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Margate

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR321701

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near West Bay (Westgate) Beach

  • Powell-Cotton Museum (1m)
  • Lazer Rush Outdoor (1m)
  • Jungle Jims (1m)
  • Powell Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens (1m)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (2m)
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre (2m)
  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground (2m)
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum (2m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (2m)
  • The Shell Grotto (2m)
  • Junk Deluxe (2m)
  • Pick n Paint a Pot (3m)
  • Drapers Mill (3m)
  • Bugsys (3m)
  • Revolution Skatepark (4m)
  • Bumble Beez (4m)
  • Monkton Nature Reserve (4m)
  • Crampton Tower 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

Forecast for Sunday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1028
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1027
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1028
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Craggy cliffs dip sharply on either side of this tide-washed sand and shingle beach. It has good facilities and some interesting rockpools.

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