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Herne Bay Central Beach

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Herne Bay Central Beach

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pd7 wrote a review Oct 9
London, United Kingdom536 contributions197 helpful votes
Decided to travel to Whitstable from Canterbury via Herne Bay and so glad we did. Lovely views of the bay and up & down the beach, with the harbour and pier and an egret fishing in the shallows. Wind was quite bracing but it looked gorgeous. The beach huts are very attractive too - especially from behind (ie not the beach) funnily enough. Amy Johnson & Barnes Wallis are heroes of the town with statues commemorating them (particularly re WW2 work).
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Date of experience: October 2020
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TCT wrote a review Sep 2020
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A lovely space to enjoy time with family in accordance with Government policy. There are different textures i.e. pebbles and sand. The outdoor gym area is a good idea. Suitable for teenagers and adults. The childrens' play area is popular however concern it is far too crowded bearing in mind the pandemic we are experiencing. Sadly as with many beaches throughout the U.K. the rubbish left by visitors is dreadful. More waste bins may help. BBQs on the beach (without use of Beach Hut) should be stopped as there is not only litter but even more food for seagulls. Action should be taken to prevent visitors feeding seagulls. They are not hungry and are just thriving with extra food given to them. Thank you to the cleaners with mobile trolleys who work hard to maintain clear walkways. Think the council should give them an extra reward and presentation.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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sarah c wrote a review Sep 2020
Aylesbury, United Kingdom655 contributions102 helpful votes
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Our first weekend away and time off work. We chose Herne bay for somewhere different. It was calm, peaceful, clean and well kept. Didn’t realise Barnes Wallace and Amy Johnson historical connections to this place. So many eateries, ice cream outlets and arcades to fill a few days
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Geoff H wrote a review Sep 2020
Cranbrook, United Kingdom9,665 contributions180 helpful votes
Herne Bay East Cliff Beach may be quieter than Herne Bay Central Beach but the East Cliff Beach is unfriendly shingle whilst the Central Beach is family-friendly sand. There's a bandstand (concerts in non-Covid times) but, at least, there's a cafe where you can get snacks and drinks. Behind the beach, there is a promenade (which is both pushchair and wheelchair friendly) and some well kept gardens. For the more active (and fitter) there's some exercises. The beach is also dog friendly.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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hilary d wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom338 contributions158 helpful votes
We stayed in the Aqua Bay hotel which is opposite the beach,we walked along the beach when we first arrived on saturday morning,its lovely.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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