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West Bay Beach

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Address: Sea Road, Westgate-on-Sea CT8 8QG, England
Phone Number: +44 1843 577577
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West Bay

A great beach for swimming as the beach shelves gently. If the weather is north east very good for bird watching

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great beach for swimming as the beach shelves gently. If the weather is north east very good for bird watching

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Good sandy beaches rock pools when tide out. Dogs restricted in main season. Bay inspector plus life guards in summer season,

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Thank Jennie A
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I'm lucky enough to live at West Bay , and i'm never moving again. Glorious views , golden sands , not crowded. A very relaxing place to be.

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Thank david7dec
Westgate on Sea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A tidal sandy beach with a sloping shallow sea. Weather is more often than not warmer and sunnier than surrounding area. Nearby cafe is a real must see. A fabulous family day out.

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Thank George R
Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely little beach with a couple of shops, cafe and public toilets. Very flat and sandy for mile which means the water does not get deep for a long way out which is perfect for young children. Rocky are for crab hunting!!! There are also life guards present which is also a bonus considering the latest incidents happing on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Despite being lined with houses and a road, this beach and the surrounding beach huts and café has a wonderfully relaxed feel about it. It feels like it has barely changed in 40 years. In summer the sea often seems considerably warmer than other parts of the Kent coast - probably due to the very shallow gradient of the beach... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

beautiful beach-grandchildren love it-come every year! We moved here from London 12 years ago-never looked back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the walk to West bay café (good for our hearts) and that's when we enjoy this beach. With a long stretch of sand, the sea a longish walk away at low tide, then shallow water for a long way, no dogs allowed till after 6pm, lifeguards .... this really is perfect for parents with young children.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I have to say this is one of the nicer beaches we found along this coast line. It was very sandy and clean. Plenty space for people to have an area to yourselves. There was quite a few people there but still had lots more room. Will defiantly be going back here with my children.

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Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We loves coming to this quiet beach. When the tide is out, there is a wide beach where you can sit, relax and watch the day go by!

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