Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve

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Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve

Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve
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Traveller44444555
Deal, UK11 contributions
Useless concession stand
Jul 2021
The so called refreshment or concession place is a joke, the last time we visited he closed early due to what he said was a power cut. We went again today and guess what he was telling people the he would have to leave as he had no power!!! However just before he left I heard him tell another council worker( garbage collector) that he was leaving because his dog was alone indoors, this was at 1.45 in the afternoon, we spent a further 2 hours or so sitting in the grounds and witnessed at Least 30 to 40 cars turn up and leave as they probably wanted a drink or snack. The man is obviously lazy and a liar so why not give the concession stand to someone who would actually stay open and serve the people.
Written July 20, 2021
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dedicatedtraveller
Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England5,503 contributions
Very pleasant and relaxing nature park to visit
Jun 2021
We visited the nature park on the spur of the moment... very good decision!

Very cheap car parking... £1.50 for most days, £2 for Sundays.

Very pleasant area to walk around.... paths easy to follow... three routes you could take of varying lengths to suit the time you wanted to spend.

Area for picnics and a cafe selling drinks/snacks etc.

Having walked around the longest route... took us about 40 minutes...we could even see the seals in the distance on a sand bank as the tide was out... we then walked to the base of the cliffs in the opposite direction... the light was continually changing and was fascinating to see on the cliffs and sea.

We spent over three hours at the nature park and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and did 12 000 steps!
Written June 20, 2021
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Holly Dolly
London, UK200 contributions
Peaceful. Beautiful.
Mar 2021 • Couples
We visited here during the week for a walk with our 2 dogs. It was easy to find, with clear signage and then when we arrived we found that there was ample amounts of parking. The meters in the car park take both cash and payment through an app. Which is great as we never have any change on us! The walk was very peaceful, lots of things to explore and maps to double check where you were heading. There was dog waste bags along the way. The only things we notice that was some of the wood and nature parts were shut off or locked. This May have been due to time of year or there may be some conservation work going on. Not to sure. But def will be back as we would like to explore more and next time I am taking my proper camera. Recommend this walk.
Written May 23, 2021
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Stewart C
Chatham, UK774 contributions
A nice walk
May 2021
We visited the nature reserve whilst on a trip to Pegwell Bay. The Pegwell Bay area looks out from a stretch of grassed land overlooking the sea and is a nice area for a walk or recreational purposes. There is a good amount of (free) car parking here, a café and public toilets. Also here the visitors will find the Viking Ship ‘Hugin’ a recreation of a 9th century Danish oared ship.
After some refreshments from the café, we took a walk along the coast passing the remains of the former hovercraft terminal on the sands below and onto the shallows which make an ideal feeding ground for wading birds.
Whilst taking the walk, the visitor can enjoy fine views over the sea and almost back into Ramsgate harbour which is just behind the curved headland.
Written May 19, 2021
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vhawkes
Rochester, UK5 contributions
Very pretty
Feb 2021 • Couples
Lovely place to go for a walk in the summer, easy to park for a small fee, good paths with views out to sea, lots of birds out there too. Got to see and walk past the ponies grazing today.
Written February 28, 2021
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Maureen398
Horsham, UK168 contributions
Great walk
Sep 2020
Beautiful walk in the sunshine, walked from Ramsgate town centre as far along the coast as we could go, then walked back along the top of the cliffs.
Written September 8, 2020
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Zot
154 contributions
Small but nice to visit
Jul 2020 • Family
Ample parking at a small fee. Play park here and a few picnic tables. It is a small country park with a couple of trails that do not take very long to walk around but the scenery is nice. There is a little nature reserve area to walk around also. Have visited here 4 times so far.
Written August 30, 2020
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Happychap103
Royal Wootton Bassett, UK298 contributions
Fine country Park and nature reserve
Aug 2020
A really good park , with good facilities and pleasant short walks along the coast.What you see depends on weather tides etc. Dont miss the industrial and wartime history , also really interesting. Thank you Kent Wildlife.
Written August 25, 2020
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Jaquiwel
Broadstairs, UK221 contributions
Avoid the cafe
Aug 2020 • Family
The nature reserve is lovely and we visit often. The guy serving coffees complained loudly about too many people wanting coffee, ( 2-3 people waiting patiently) , didn’t have change for cash payments and moaned about card payments. This did not inspire confidence in the current Covid situation. If this is the average level of service, I’d recommend you take your own refreshments.
Written August 23, 2020
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Rob C
Farnham, UK33 contributions
Lovely spot, but make sure you can exit the car park before 5.00pm
Aug 2020
This is a lovely spot. We parked in Cliffs End as Pegwell is on the eastern tip of the bay and its not the best place to explore from. We parked in the RSPB (free) car park and walked along the cliff to the pub in Pegwell for a well earned drink before returning. There is a small cafe in the RSPB car park if you prefer.
Be aware that the car park is locked and bolted at 5.00pm, so if you are staying later. park in the lay-by on the road.
The bay is lovely and can be explored in either (eat or west) direction from Cliffs End.
Written August 15, 2020
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