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Margate Main Sands

Marine Terrace, Margate CT9 1XJ, England
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Lovely beach with lots to do

Visited here yesterday and was really impressed with the clean beach and golden sand. The tide was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rachel G
via mobile
Annual Beckton residents day out

Weather was dull, however, with less people's around whole coach loads had wonderful time. Place... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Syed Umor A
via mobile
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“sandy beach” (53 reviews)
“lovely beach” (37 reviews)
“boating pool” (9 reviews)
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Marine Terrace, Margate CT9 1XJ, England
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"sandy beach"
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"lovely beach"
in 37 reviews
"boating pool"
in 9 reviews
"deck chairs"
in 16 reviews
"soft sand"
in 10 reviews
"life guards"
in 13 reviews
"public toilets"
in 11 reviews
"rock pools"
in 6 reviews
"buckets and spades"
in 7 reviews
"low tide"
in 10 reviews
"old town"
in 35 reviews
"sunny day"
in 14 reviews
"fish and chips"
in 13 reviews
"turner gallery"
in 15 reviews
"harbour arm"
in 10 reviews
"shell grotto"
in 6 reviews
"lifeguards"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here yesterday and was really impressed with the clean beach and golden sand. The tide was out at the time so there were lots of rock pools to explore. Our daughter loved it and collected lots of shells and we found lots of little...More

Thank Rachel G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Weather was dull, however, with less people's around whole coach loads had wonderful time. Place is clean and tidy. Gents and ladies require regular cleaning.

Thank Syed Umor A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great day on the main beach very clean and the little pool was great for the kids and also got some crabs to fun day all round x

Thank Leo M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing day. Lovely day! Went to The Beano cafe and had the best breakfast ever! The whole menu for the day looked amazing and very reasonably priced too. Service and food impeccable. Would definitely go there again. Lifeguards on the beach constantly telling...More

Thank Sandra M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The beach was packed at the beginning of August with families and friends enjoying the sun, digging sand castles, eating ice cream. The Walpole hotel pool down from the cliffs where sits the Hotel Walpole - allegedly named after a wrecked ship sir Robert Walpole...More

Thank Carrie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Margate offers a great sandy beach with a tidal pool so kids can use small boat safer then the sea. Straight across the road is Dreamland very clean fun fair and great for all ages.

Thank diverdude82
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly, it could have been a beautiful and charming place - it has the potential, nice and sandy beach... BUT! The main street filled with beer cans and other rubbish. The public toilets are awfully disgusting. People would leave all their leftover food and rubbish...More

Thank Alíz G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beach clean although very busy deckchairs and windbreakers to hire at good prices life guards on duty also no dogs allowed

Thank sunbeam47
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite place in the world on and off season... I'm a local resident and we have the best sunsets 🌅 the adjacent bays are quiet and picturesque. The main beach is a perfect tourist destination, moments from the town, local amenities, restaurants and bars....More

Thank Ellen B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For sixty years I have visited Margate and enjoyed the sandy beach there. The beach itself had been cleaned and there was much to do at reasonable prices for children. Parking, seating and indeed, beer, are very cheap for a seaside town. In the 1960s,...More

Thank Peter L
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jillianrb59
19 July 2018|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember, there are announcements over the loudspeaker system saying dogs are not allowed on the beach during the summer months
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AutumnBreeze321
18 July 2018|
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Response from Clark H | Reviewed this property |
No, Afraid not!
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Silvia S
11 June 2018|
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Response from Mark J | Reviewed this property |
You will find everything you need 7 days a week throughout summer, during the week is the perfect time to visit!
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