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“Lovely beach in a pretty place with excellent facilities”
Review of Viking Bay

Viking Bay
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Broadstairs
Certificate of Excellence
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Lovely beach in a pretty place with excellent facilities”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

Great family friendly Beach that had everything with pristine golden sands and a dear little harbour. My favourite place with beautiful views out to sea. Easy access to lift so no carrying all your stuff up some big slope/cliff. The kids loved it and when they got bored there is a great variety of restaurants to go to but avoid the Tapas place which is snobby and overpriced with a Basil Fawlty like owner. There are loads of lovely restaurants to try in Broadstairs Greek Mezze, Italian, Fish, Indian, Chinese, Thai and more. I came here as an adult and left feeling like a kid, grinning from ear to ear!

Visited September 2012
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Broadstairs
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“Great summer”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Great family friendly beach, spent everyday in the summer here with the kids, Easy access due to lift so not carrying all your stuff up,some big slope/cliff. Great rock pool for kids, safe as only 1/2 metre deep and they spend hours crabbing. Good amenities toilets and cafe serving food and a cold beer if needed.

Visited August 2012
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london
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“rock pools and sand and rock man made swimming pool”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Viking Bay had everything..lovely sandy beach with rock pools when the tide went out, and an old fashioned pool made out of the rocks for those that like swimming but worry about going too far out. Suitable for all the family and easily accessible by steps or slope

Visited October 2012
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Stafford, England
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“Viking Bay, Broadstairs”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

A beautiful bay, with the most pristine golden sands we have seen! An early morning walk revealed the daily cleaning of the sands, ready for visitors. Ideal for families and all ages, and sheltered by the picturesque harbour, and elegant house on the cliff top. Perfect for photographers!
This is English seaside as we remembered it as children!

Visited September 2012
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Kent
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“A Letter to Broadstairs”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Dear Broadstairs, you are my favourite place, despite the travelling I have done. Just seeing your picture, with the dear little harbour, and Charles Dickens house in the background, not to mention the golden sands, makes me want to be with you again. You have remained beautiful, you haven't changed since I was a child. Please never change.

Visited August 2012
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