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Botany Bay

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Address: Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England
Phone Number: 01843 577577
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Top family beach

One of the best family beaches for me. Parking is free👍lovely short walk to the beach which is kept clean throughout the day. Lifeguards always visible so very reassuring. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of the best family beaches for me. Parking is free👍lovely short walk to the beach which is kept clean throughout the day. Lifeguards always visible so very reassuring. There is a little shop which sell hot and cold drinks,hire chairs, wind shields/ bucket & spade and little nets for children to play in the rock pools when the tide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A really lovely beach with perfect soft sand and attractive chalk cliffs and the added bonus of a lifeguard patrol. Families can feel safe and enjoy their time to the full. Refreshment is also on hand at a kiosk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I was absolutely amazed at how beautiful and well appointed this beach was. It was the perfect place to spend a sunny summer day with our friends and children. Easy parking and access, toilets, a small kiosk, and lifeguards make this a very comfortable stay. At low tide there are loads of rock pools to explore and even at high... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Sandy and clean, rocky though so can't swim. Can walk along to broad stairs if you wanted.taking dogs you will need to watch the timings for access

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I am not sure what the criteria are for a "Blue Flag" beach but at lunchtime in early July Botany Bay was more like a red flag beach. As you descended the steps to the bay you were confronted by what can only be described as a series of rubbish dumps. I have attached some photographs showing the extent of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My favourite beach in South London.Everything what you need to relax is in this place :) And parking is for free as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were so lucky to find this hidden gem. Sandy beach, caves, rocks, gentle waves clear water and an amazing variety of wildlife. We walked from Joss Bay to Palm Bay on the beach and then did the coastal walk back. The highlights of the day were seeing the Kingsgate Castle and believe it or not ..... starfish. It's a... More 

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Rainham Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Stunning place well worth a visit take your picnic basket and towels for a dip in the sea feels like your on holiday Usuall beaches like this are in Devon and Cornwall have fun in the sun at this beautiful location

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We've been trying to get onto the beach here for years. Each time we come the weather isn't good enough. Not this year. It was boiling so we knew the first thing we needed to do was head straight to Botany Bay. The beach is at the end of a very unsuspecting side turning, and down stairs which make it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Nice Beach to spend a few hours.Good day trip out of London -Couple of hours drive each way.Bluewater mall en-route -a good stop over -but may take at least half a day walking the sprawling large mall....Happy day out !!

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Address: Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England
Phone Number: 01843 577577
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Kingsgate

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