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Dumpton Gap

Dumpton Gap Road, Broadstairs CT10 1TD, England
+44 1843 577577
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Small and compact, especially at high tide!

A small beach that almost disappears at high tide. The wide esplanade has room for your towels and... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2017
Graeme C
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Free parking

Free parking at the top was a pleasant change from the rest of the area. Toilets down the bottom... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2017
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Dumpton Gap Road, Broadstairs CT10 1TD, England
+44 1843 577577
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

A small beach that almost disappears at high tide. The wide esplanade has room for your towels and deckchairs, and a small cafe provides the simple, but tasty, food and drink. Toilets are available half way down the access slope to the beach. (Note; the...More

Thank Graeme C
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Free parking at the top was a pleasant change from the rest of the area. Toilets down the bottom near Sam's Bar. Cup of tea welcome, especially for only £1.

Thank JAC-B-321
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Steepish slope down to it but there's a loo, few beach huts, sandy beach and some refreshments. A cemented walkway takes you all the way to Viking Beach if you want a nice walk.

Thank UK-Susan-H
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We visited this bay at high tide in the evening. A lovely but cool evening and our puppy couldn't get enough of the other dogs as dogs are only banned from 10am-6pm on 1st May - 30th September. A really nice beach with friendly people.

Thank BG5O
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Lovely place especially for dog owners , bacon sandwich was ok , cheap bread unfortunately. Very steep slope coming down to the beach so many be tricky for some. I've heard miserable people complain about the dogs so if you hate dogs then there are...More

2  Thank Tracy D
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Dumpton Gap is smaller than Viking Bay and is therefore less populated, although it can get quite packed during the summer holidays. Plenty of free parking is available is up on Western Esplanade and South Cliff Parade, which is an advantage over neighbouring(ish) Louisa Bay...More

1  Thank mr97man
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Great beach but beware of the dogs. They are allowed to roam on this part of the beach but not on other parts.

Thank Danny100
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Concrete walk from Broadstairs nearly in to Ramsgate passes by Dumpton Gap. There is a little café stall which serves snacks and a great cup of coffee. The beach is one of the smaller Bays in the area but there is lots of sand

Thank 1940cat
Reviewed October 28, 2016

new to the area we are blessed to have this beach within half mile walk. serviced by a friendly cafe all the months we have been here so far, dog friendly, easy access to Broadstairs on the promenade or there and Ramsgate on the beach...More

Thank DDV558
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Lovely beach within ten minutes walk of the main part of Broadstairs. Sam's cafe is an ideal place to sit with a hot drink (food available if needed), and watch the world go by - dog walkers, the waves & the tide. Downside now is...More

Thank P101RZcatherineb
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August 31, 2016|
Response from Sam31157 | Reviewed this property |
The beach totally disappears. Best time to aim for is 2 - 2.5 hours after high tide. Lots of sand to walk on and tide is not too far out
Sue H
August 24, 2016|
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Response from KentEnglandLife | Reviewed this property |
This is all the info I could find on BBQ on the beach. You could always ring the number and ask. Sorry If this wasn't much help. Margate, Broadstairs And Ramsgate Beach Information: Beach BBQS Individual barbeques are... More
hilary j
August 6, 2016|
Response from KentEnglandLife | Reviewed this property |
About 15 mins I would say.