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Even a statue of Amy Johnson!

Early evening saw us walking along the Promenade. There is a traditional feel to the layout of the... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Boston, United Kingdom
Excellent pebble beach

We walked in to town so didn't have the issue with parking which some people seem to complain... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Romford, United Kingdom
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Western Esplanade to Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JQ, England
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All reviews clean beach sea front ice cream great beach clock tower amy johnson day trip nice place to visit public toilets kent coast plenty of parking great walk all ages children's play area pebbles bandstand bay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a shame that this large beach is made up of pebbles. Behind the beach are many seafront shops and further back, the main area of shops. There is plenty of space to spread out and from the beach you can see the recently built...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Lovely relaxing beach, sat on the pebbles and listened to the sea. Mixture of young and old, teenagers, couples, families, very nice atmosphere. Worth a day trip. Very pleasant, will definitely visit again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annhhh
Reviewed October 23, 2018

I love HB seafront. I love it because it is simple with plenty of room and never gets crowded. It has a very British feel and traditional pastimes are just across the road. Parking is good too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dee C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I visited my home town of Herne Bay to catch up with friends and family. The charm is still there and the esplanade has been kept in lovely condition with restorations undertaken in keeping with the Victorian era. The seafront (as we always called it)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Early evening saw us walking along the Promenade. There is a traditional feel to the layout of the gardens, provision of seating and the sea view. It is good to see in these times of financial cut-backs that it is still well maintained. A bonus...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

A very nice shingle/pebble beach. Not crowded. A delight to witness families gathering together to clean the beach on Sunday morning. An inspiration to us all. Thank you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TMA03
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We walked in to town so didn't have the issue with parking which some people seem to complain about, but actually it's not an issue if you know the town. The beach is clean and tidy and well looked after. It links nicely with some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martyblack83
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Colourful, clean and tidy Promenade. Plenty of parking at reasonable price. Lots of play equipment for the kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fernchlu_12
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

WARNING Parked in front of a pay machine. Wouldn't accept coins as slot apparently blocked. Debit card wouldn't be accepted so with four children under 4 I had to go through the laborious task of ringing through to pay. Luckily the children were quiet. Luckily...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank michael p
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Not been to Herne Bay for years and so it was a pleasant surprise. It was clean and the visitors were friendly. Plenty of older age people as always but more young families than I recall in the past. Also a number of foreign visitors....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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November 1, 2018|
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Response from lynnbruce17 | Reviewed this property |
Only went there for day visit not to look for gyms. You need to check them out on internet
Tracey T
August 13, 2018|
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Response from missmixalot | Reviewed this property |
Where we parked along beach road (assume all parking was same in similar areas), was 4hrs max and free after 6pm, £1.10p/hr. We happened to arrive at 3pm when we went so paid for 3hrs but didn't end up leaving until nearly... More
Anne N
August 5, 2018|
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Response from _kerr4393 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay my husband went and made enquires but there are no deck chairs for hire but there are wooden seats along the promenade.