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A wonderful clean beach

My partner and I live 5 minutes away from Sandgate Beach, we don’t go enough. This beach is so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy A
via mobile
Sea Front view

Love the beach, combination of first half being gravel and the second half closer to the sea being... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kobiz P
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| Sandgate Esplanade, Sandgate, Folkestone, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I live 5 minutes away from Sandgate Beach, we don’t go enough. This beach is so clean and easy to get to. There is parking around if you’re travelling from out of town and plenty of sea side restaurants to grab some...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the beach, combination of first half being gravel and the second half closer to the sea being sand. Amazing and breathtaking view. Totally relaxing stay.

Thank Kobiz P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning sandy beach with plenty of space to explore ... if you carry on walking to the end you find the rain drainage structure - all covered in green - very slippery so watch your footing. Follow it to the end its a magical walk.

Thank DavidP11166
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here for a few hours one sunny afternoon and sat near some brightly colored beach huts. The weather was hot and sunny which helped but I can imagine this place is lovely in all weathers. The beach is stony but still comfortable to...More

Thank Lyndsey B
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The only problem i found was arggessive begging forced flyers in your face from charity people wanting me to donate to cats protection or nspcc or rspca etc i had so many of them they wont take no for an answer in the town area...More

Thank lilylinda
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Sandgate right on the beach,it was clean & water clear, wasnt flat but lovely in the sun, cant wait visit again

Thank hannahbanner
Reviewed 8 September 2018

On a sunny day like today we could see for miles , the beach was almost empty . It was so clean and a pleasure to stroll in a clean environment

Thank Victoriaimagine
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A pleasant place to sunbath and swim. However the beach does shelve abruptly and you are soon unable to touch the bottom to stand. The promenade would better serve walkers if bicycles were excluded as was previously the case several years ago. Most cyclists do...More

1  Thank jandbcook
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If your a fisherman not a bad mark.theres a good run of thornbacks & some decent smooth hounds in the peeler crab season.late March to mid may. That’s when I’ve had the best results

Thank philcollins64
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Nice to walk along but also very hard work with the amount of stones but compensated by the view which is very pleasant

Thank cr159
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4 July 2018|
Response from Robin M | Reviewed this property |
A lot of Sandgate is permit controlled but you can park in these areas for 2 hours but cannot return for at least 2 hours. There is Free car Parking available along Sandgate Esplanade There is also Free Parking for up to 24... More
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23 June 2018|
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Response from Alan A | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure about pools but you can walk along the beach towards folkestone to the lower leas coastal park.