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Margate Main Sands

Marine Terrace, Margate CT9 1XJ, England
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Margate, more like MarGREAT...

Perfection is not the word. When you step off your bus/train/car/limo in Margate, you step into the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice Beach

Very big sandy beach..the kids love playing in the sand..and there is a lot for them to see and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandy beach” (50 reviews)
“lovely beach” (33 reviews)
“deck chairs” (26 reviews)
Marine Terrace, Margate CT9 1XJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfection is not the word. When you step off your bus/train/car/limo in Margate, you step into the stronghold of Kent’s most beautiful arena. The beaches are littered with golden, hot sand (& only a little dog poop). The cafes & shops are littered with reasonably...More

Thank SnackDrawer2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very big sandy beach..the kids love playing in the sand..and there is a lot for them to see and do..with Dreamland and other attractions over the road..it is a great place to spend a few hours.

Thank bigbarryEssex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blustery and cold day when we paid a visit which in turn meant there was a fair amount of debris on the beach. Sitting on the steps watching the sun set, with a kaleidoscope of colours in the sky added an atmosphere that Turner would...More

Thank Toadsfeet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely a huge beach, lovely when tide is in or out great for children with the usual beach rides and attractions also very close to dreamland

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like dogs then this will be your idea of heaven. I have absolutely nothing against dogs, however the amount of bags of dog poo was unbelievable (I suppose at least it was in a bag) and the bags seemed to be scattered all...More

Thank Lindales45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Parked in an awful car park. Went to look round the whole of Margate!!!!! Well crossed one road and it was strewn with dirty nappies and dog poop. We literally had to play dodge all the poop on the floor and the beach hahahaha what...More

Thank ProjectAlice56
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Stank of eggy sewage, kept getting attacked by seagulls and one pooped on me. Dirty water nothing special, no spark. Just not what it used to be.

Thank Fallon W
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Never been to Margate. The town is some what in decline in some areas. The beach is really a great gem though very clean. Sandy beach.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The beach is beautiful it is the cleanest part of Margate, if you just want a nice beach for the day this is it. You have to ignore what is around it. Sorry but Margate is really not what it was. The shops and town...More

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We walked from the station to The Turner Contemporary with two young children. They loved the wide expanse of golden sand. There were so many interesting, large shells to collect as well as huge spaces to run. The views over the bay are lovely and...More

Thank 427yoinky
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Suzie D
16 June 2017|
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Response from mutmay | Reviewed this property |
yes you can, Google national express and put your postcode in of where you want to be picked up and you can see the trips they offer from there.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Pinkdimond | Reviewed this property |
Fish & chips, burgers etc are all available adjacent to the beach, or five minutes walk to the high street and you have several restaurants Yama's the Thai is really great, Mullins and the Ambrette are worth a visit if you... More
7 August 2016|
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Response from princesslee2014 | Reviewed this property |
The sunloungers are £4 to hire and the deckchairs are £2