View of Walpole Bay beach and tidal pool
Walpole Bay, Margate. Credit Thanet Tourism

Walpole Bay

Walpole Bay, Margate is ideal for investigating fascinating rock and tidal pools. This long bay has a sandy beach, promenade and tidal pool, where there is a small area of beach at high tide. If the tide catches you out there are on-land activity with mini golf, tennis, cafe and indoor bowls nearby.

  • Cafes and restaurants nearby
  • Disabled Access to the beach

Dogs must be kept on a lead between 10am and 6pm from 1 May to 30 September

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, that some COVID-19 restrictions are still in place.

Please 'Respect, Protect and Enjoy' and leave only your footprints. 


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