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Botany Bay

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Address: Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England
Phone Number: 01843 577577
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Cute little beach surrounded by white cliffs

We stumbled across this wonder on an unusually toasty day! So happy we went there. We didn't stay for long because it was too hot and we weren't prepared but I'll definitely be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stumbled across this wonder on an unusually toasty day! So happy we went there. We didn't stay for long because it was too hot and we weren't prepared but I'll definitely be back. I'm Australian and not easily impressed with beaches on this side of the world but I definitely think this one is a must-see!

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been coming here for years, after having stumbled across this gem of a beach more or less by coincidence. Since then we come back at least once a year during our Summer Holiday. The place is unique in that it offers stunning views as well as some welcome shade from the cliffs on hot summer days. Being on... More 

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Thank SmileyVan_Campers
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am totally in love with this place. We had a long walk along this great beach. We enjoyed peace and quiet of this place.

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Thank Ewa R
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We drove 2 hours to get here and it was worth it. Sand is almost mediterranean! One cafe right on the beach, toilets and lifeguards, bins for rubbish - all in all, perfect. Waves good enough for body boards. Thanks to those who helped with parking query. We drove up Marine Drive, with Botany Bay Hotel on our right and... More 

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Thank Jane S
Essex,UK
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a lovely secluded bay. Great place for kids to build sandcastles and collect shells. With the added bonus of a very good kiosk on the beach offering hot drinks as well as ice cream. Steps from top of cliff to beach do-able with a childs buggy.

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Thank Val947
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited this beach for the first time this month (August) It was recommended to us by a friend because of its location. I thought it was going to be relatively quiet. How wrong i was! It was so busy. We were lucky to get a space! We went on a sunny Wednesday so if you are looking for somewhere quiet... More 

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Thank 800michelleo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are looking for great beach and nature mixed in one place.........that's Botany Bay. Sandy beach surrounded by lime stone clips make it perfect attraction. The beach get bit crowded on weekends and better you arrive early to find the best spot to spend the day. If you drive parking will be bit of challenge specially on weekend, but... More 

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Thank serameverywhere
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place, dogs are allowed on the beach but restrictions apply... 'Dogs banned from 1st May to 31st Sept from 10am to 6pm.'

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Thank Ten Four R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful soft sandy beach , surrounded by white cliffs!! Children absolutely loved it . Only downside only 2 toilets for males and females . So on a hot day you can imagine the queues! Other than that would visit again and definitely recommend others too !!

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Thank Hazra M
LONDON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a good day a nice beach. Not too much there but can always wander up to the Botany Bay Hotel for lunch. Blue Flag and Life Guards so great for the kids.

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