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West Bay, Westgate

West Bay

Landscape

A completely tidal bay, West Bay provides an excellent opportunity for sandcastle building

Combine this with rock pools, an ideal place for children and adults to explore. A pub and cafe/restaurant on the promenade are available nearby

  • Blue Flag Award 2022
  • Seasonal Toilets: Open from 2nd April 2022
  • Seasonal Lifeguards: Weekends & Bank Holidays only 28 May – 3 July / Daily 9 July – 4 September 10am-6pm
  • Beach chalets for hire
  • Bay information
  • Beach shop, Rockpooling, Cafe, Public house
  • Beach wheelchairs available, further information can be found out by contacting 07432 648275 

Dog ban in place from 1st May until 30th September, dogs not permitted from 10am - 6pm.

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 

Address

Sea Road
Westgate-on-Sea

Kent

CT8 8QG

Gift shop
Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop
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Contact Us
Visitor Information Centre
The Droit House
Stone Pier
Margate
Kent CT9 1JD
Te: 01843 577577
Email: visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk
www.visitthanetbusiness.co.uk
Official website of Visit Thanet, Thanet District Council.