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St Margaret's Bay Beach

Bay Hill, St Margaret's Bay, Dover CT15 6DX, England
+44 1304 201066
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Despite the narrow road leading down to the beach. The car park is quite long with lo ts of parking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dren W
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Steep drive down to front.

In exdtreemly rough water today 3/1/18 three experienced surfers braved the waves & did manage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael O
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Dover, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“rock pools” (19 reviews)
“pebble beach” (25 reviews)
“noel coward” (17 reviews)
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Bay Hill, St Margaret's Bay, Dover CT15 6DX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the narrow road leading down to the beach. The car park is quite long with lo ts of parking and access to coastal doorway along the stoney beach. It's just a small secluded area

Thank Dren W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In exdtreemly rough water today 3/1/18 three experienced surfers braved the waves & did manage standups!! Long front with PAY-Carpark. Cliff walks from front . Grass areas for picnic. Coastguard on Bay food and drink warm and welcoming. Cafe for drinks and ice-creams. Famous personalities...More

1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Take your camera with you. Nice pebble beach and bring something to eat with you and you'll love the setting.

Thank nanacan338
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful setting just a few miles from Dover , once Home to Noel coward , a great place to enjoy the scenery and take many photos

Thank Crazyuk2
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot to watch world go by, see clouds roll in, adore the white cliffs, view ferries queing for docks. Pay and Display parking, cafe also for hot drinks.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Discovered by mistake but what a lovely place! This is the nearest one can be to France in England. A charming pebble beach in a secluded small bay with a pub/retaurant, a snack bar and coupel of homes.

Thank Collywobbles999
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

We spent a good hour here on the pebbles beach with the kids just playing and enjoying the sight. There is a Coastguard restaurant right here where we stopped to eat. Car park is in front and the beach easily accessible. Dogs allowed on a...More

Thank MN8888
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Standing on the shore of St Margaret's Bay Beach, we felt in awe of the enormous white, jagged cliffs standing so high on both sides of this little bay. Seeing the white cliffs in Dover was on our list of 'to see' while holidaying in...More

2  Thank Galena1952
Reviewed October 15, 2017

we have been coming here for 30 years and it changes little. In our first visit in over 10 years ,yes parking charges but little else ,its still just as good. There is now a beach hut type café serving sandwiches, tea coffee and ice...More

1  Thank hippo432
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This beach is quite small but delightful. There is a very steep descent to the beach along a road which is quite narrow in places. There is a small beach mainly shingle and to the right rock pools to explore when the tide is right....More

Thank Mark R
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JayDee60
October 18, 2017|
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Response from NickiG555 | Reviewed this property |
I think that you might be able to from the top side. The beach has lots of cliffs along it that jut out into the water, so the answer is no, not along the beach.
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christine k
May 8, 2017|
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Response from Sonya P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I do not know the Windsor Lodge. I am sure it will be lovely as St Margaret's is a beautiful place. It is quite hilly though so be prepared with good support shoes.
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Onake123
August 16, 2016|
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Response from Kate B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. As others have suggested it's a bit of a long walk, but if you do like walking it's a scenic route and definate,y worth the view at the end.
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