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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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Beautiful beach whatever the weather

I love this beach whether it is summer or winter. It gets fairly busy in the summer but we love dog walking along here in the winter too. Admittedly a little chilly today but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
North Cyprus
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Throughly enjoyed the day at Botany Bay all the different shops it was very nice indeed I would recommend it. However, the car park! If you are lucky enough to part in the car park nearest the place you are fine but if you have to park on the overflow don't bother. There are "lakes" not puddles you either need... More 

Thank tilleydave
North Cyprus
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234 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this beach whether it is summer or winter. It gets fairly busy in the summer but we love dog walking along here in the winter too. Admittedly a little chilly today but very few people here on a Monday morning. Such a pleasant walk. Beautiful sands and the beach is kept clean.

Thank magwii
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weekend break on my own....got a bus here and spent time on the beach then walked to other bays..be careful of the big gulls who often surround you on beach..beautiful beach stunning cliffs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolutely stunning coastline, with magnificent cliffs, arches, rock pools and a sandy beach. We parked at Joss Bay and walked along three beautiful bays: Joss, Kingsgate and finally, Botany Bay. Great walk for the dogs and the children. Climb up the steps onto the cliff top, where there are great views and a couple of restaurants to choose from,... More 

Thank Amy J
Colyford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Not me, but my better half did exactly that! We were pleasantly surprised to find a clean sandy beach with easy access down a long ramp. This bit of coastline is quite eye catching due to the unusual geology and ideal for families as there's lots of space and eateries within five minutes walk back up the cliff.

Thank Stmartinsdiver
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We were introduced to Botany Bay by friends. It is a great quiet beach. Ideal for letting the dogs burn off lots of energy. Flat, wide sand and set away from the road. Not your usual busy touristy beach and probably not one for families.

Thank Paul T
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

For a 'premier' blue flag beach the sanitary facilities are abysmal and the local council should be ashamed! I used to bring my children here every Saturday, when the beach was little known. You could get a good space to play, relax etc and the facilities weren't over used. Since then, nothing has been done to improve the steps or... More 

Thank DDH64
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

With the tide out it was possible to walk to Margate almost entirely along the beach. If we'd bough willies or flipflops we could have explored the rock pools much more, but it was generally a beautiful, peaceful beach (at this season).

Thank mazdauk
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

As we had a lovely few days in October we thought we would have one last beach trip. Never been to Botany bay but thought we would give it a try. Such a beautiful sandy beach would highly recommend it to everyone, very clean and easy to get to. Was quiet but I would assume it could get very busy... More 

Thank Elenor J
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A very popular blue flag beach that has its own cafe during the summer months. The main downside is that there is no car park, therefore parking in the surrounding area is difficult as some of the roads are private and parking is for residents only.

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