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Botany Bay

Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England
01843 577577
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Kingsgate
Type: Beaches
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great for dog walking, sand dunes, rocky coast line. There's reasonable parking but some of the roads are a bit unloved!

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Calming and relaxing place, perfect for everyone who wants a good day out by the sea side . The views are amazing and the cliffs are a major impact to the place.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Visited with two children yesterday and although we are almost at the end of the Summer holidays the Botany Bay Kiosk was open selling buckets & spades etc! The beach is clean, has lifeguards and toilets with free parking. Rock pools when the tide is out and lovely sand for making castles! Only had coffee from the kiosk (which could... More

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

I had not heard of this beach before two days ago and am so pleased that I found it on this website. It was beautiful! Lots of space even in school hOlidays easy to spread out along beach. Felt like before being somewhere further South on mainland Europe. Went there with my son and his wife. Free on street parking.... More

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Wokingham, UK.
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We spent the day at this great beach, the sand is yellow and clean, the sea was warm enough to swim in and the views were great. There was plenty of room to spread out as you go further down the beach. Free parking in the roads close to the beach and a cool pint to finish at the Botany... More

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Melrose, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Botany Bay is a quiet beach with lifeguard cover, free parking, a little beach shop, toilets and a nice looking pub / restaurant on the cliffs above the beach - although we didn't try it. The beach was clean and is interesting because it has some mid-size chalk cliffs behind it and a couple of chalk sea stacks at the... More

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Very pleased with being offered superior double room even though we had our dog. Wonderful sea view. Gorgeous bathroom. Understandably dogs not allowed in breakfast room but instead a table (with prompting by us) was set in comfortable bar area. A mere niggle but having seen how nice non pet guests were catered for at breakfast, we wanted that experience!... More

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Kent, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I visited the beach with my two children. It is lovely. We enjoyed a relaxing, hassle free day. The beach and water is really clean. There are no tacky shops and we parked for free. If you intend to go for the day you will need to take a picnic. There is a small shop to buy tea, coffee etc.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Really worth the visit. Secluded and picturesque. Good for families and couples. Will definitely go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
37 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Whilst staying in the area we had to visit the beach, this beach is beautiful and quiet. The sand is so soft and kept very clean. The only downside is that people have engraved there names in the rock and it just shows lack of respect for the beach

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