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SHELTERED SANDY BAY

We discovered this as we walked from Botany Bay through the white cliff arch. This can only be done... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2019
1104GG
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful sandy cove

Beautiful sandy cove. Never over crowded. Quiet weekdays. Can take dogs but must be on a lead. Very... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
coleen32a
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

We discovered this as we walked from Botany Bay through the white cliff arch. This can only be done safely at low tide. It was late afternoon, peaceful and calm, secluded when we were there. Beach was almost deserted, just a couple of dog walkers....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful sandy cove. Never over crowded. Quiet weekdays. Can take dogs but must be on a lead. Very picturesque.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank coleen32a
Reviewed May 29, 2019

We walked along from Viking Bay through a number of other bays to visit Botany Bay. This is very easy to do at low tide, but you do need to check tide times because otherwise certain bays can get cut off. You also need some...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

We opted to pop down for a trip to the coast on a sunny bank holiday weekend. Kingsgate Bay seemed like a nice option. As it was a bank holiday the traffic was bad though, and parking was a nightmare. Watch where you stop as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Evalu8
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

This beach is amazing as it is very well looked after (no litter) and pets are allowed on the beach all year round, fun for all the family! Nice for walks/runs in the morning. Great sunrise/sunset view.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank m4tth3w_m0rr1s_
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Lovely walk, quiet and dog friendly. Enjoyed a lovely New Year’s Day walk with family and 2 dogs :) parking was free at pub however displays state £10 per car

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

A lovely clean beach , well sheltered and an ideal location on a warm September's day, with local pub and easy parking

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Hard to find a good sandy beach this time of year to walk your dog. Kingsgate is a lovely beach to do so. Very clean & hardly anyone on it. Just wished it was a bit longer but you can’t have it all! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jeanette m
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A gorgeous little sandy beach. Dog friendly, low tides, and peaceful to swim in! The scenery is beautiful, secluded, so you are a bit sheltered from the wind. It’s possible it walk around the cove at low tide.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jessicahX566VN
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Beautiful beach, dog friendly all year round. Access is by steep concrete steps all the way from the top of the cliff onto the beach, and be aware there are no toilet facilities or refreshments available. We felt that this was probably why the beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Shinderkaur
July 29, 2019|
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Response from Evalu8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. There is a bye law that states they need to be under supervision, presumably to ensure that you see and remove any poo etc, but they can play to their hearts content and go for a swim:) Hope that helps Jo
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Louise D
April 29, 2019|
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Response from m4tth3w_m0rr1s_ | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Thanks for the question but I am afraid I am not able to answer it as I was only there for a few days, Sorry, Matthew
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Response from heleneshaw | Reviewed this property |
Hi We walked down the steps to Botany Bay and through the stack to Kingsgate Bay. We went during low tide and walked leisurely around, walked across Kingsgate Bay climbed the step (more than Botany Bay and steeper) walked... More
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