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Margate Main Sands

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Dog friendly, lovely beach

Its a great walk in “off peak” months. Beach is beautiful and sunset is always stunning. Packed... read more

Reviewed today
London, United Kingdom
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A stunning stretch of coast in whatever weather. Its so beautiful and has sand rather than pebbles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed today via mobile

Its a great walk in “off peak” months. Beach is beautiful and sunset is always stunning. Packed with people on a hot summer days (as everywhere). Dreamland across the road. Plenty of activities for kids :) margate is definitely changing, and “locals” are more young...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning stretch of coast in whatever weather. Its so beautiful and has sand rather than pebbles. It also features a small tidal pool

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming here with my children as i went Margate as a child. It’s a lovely sandy beach... beautiful in the summer for a cheap day out.... a few good arcades, fish and chip shops, weatherspoons and beach food... dreamland also however I haven’t...More

Thank sarahmcraye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After many year I thought I would revisit Margate as I heard that it was up and coming. The main beach is nice and would be lovely place to spend a sunny day, as for the rest of Margate forget it. The town has little...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a cold October weekend, but the beach was still busy. Lots of families, dog walkers, joggers and paraboarders. There are toilets next to the beach and plenty of cafes and shops near by.

Thank JackieW21234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is lovely and clean and the vista is beautiful. The seafront has some very distinctive and pleasant hotels, restaurants and bars and, Turner was right, the experience of sitting and watching the sunset on the promenade is just awesome.

Thank randn94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for the day and wish we didn't bother. The sand looked nice and golden but that was about the best part of it. The whole area we drove/walked around looked very run down and decrepit. The whole of Margate looked like it could...More

Thank fmsam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely clean beach. Soft yellow sand. A great view out to sea. Easy access to the sand. Dog friendly this time of the year. The sea looked very clear and clean.

Thank Yamhar6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been a long time since I last visited, and pleased to see the area thriving even on an October weekend. The beach clean, busy with tourists and dog walkers. A lovely sight

Thank NewmanDN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lived by this beach my whole life and its always been well maintained. Beach is regularly litter picked and is always packed on a hot day. Has everything you need for a beach. Rocks to the left of the beach, little and large bathing pool,...More

1  Thank davidrR1019AS
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19 July 2018|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember, there are announcements over the loudspeaker system saying dogs are not allowed on the beach during the summer months
18 July 2018|
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Response from hourman101 | Reviewed this property |
No, Afraid not!
11 June 2018|
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Response from Mark J | Reviewed this property |
You will find everything you need 7 days a week throughout summer, during the week is the perfect time to visit!