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St Mildred's Bay


On the coast of Westgate-on-Sea lies St Mildred's Bay, a beautiful cliff lined sandy bay with promenade and tidal pool. A small amount of beach remains at high tide except on spring tides when it is completely covered. Learn about the bay's history as a Royal Naval Air Station seaplane base

Nearby activities include tennis courts and cafes on the promenade

  • Blue Flag Award 2023
  • Seasonal Toilets
  • 2023 Seasonal Lifeguards: Weekends & Bank Holidays only Saturday 27 May – Friday 7 July and Daily Saturday 8 July – Sunday 3 September 10am-6pm
  • Bay information 
  • Beach huts for hire
  • Parking close by
  • Disabled access to the beach
  • Disabled toilet
  • Dog ban in place from 1st May until 30th September, dogs not permitted from 10am - 6pm
  • Millie's Beach Bar and St Mildred's Bay Bistro

Be Beach Safe. This means checking the weather and the tides, keeping an eye on your family, and not using inflatables. In an emergency, call 999 for the Coastguard. 

Please remember, if you are visiting our beaches and bays, 'Respect, Protect and Enjoy' and leave only your footprints. 

To find out about accessibility at this beach, please click here 


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