West Bay

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

  • Seasonal Toilets: Open from Monday 29th March (closed at times for cleaning)
  • Seasonal Lifeguards: RNLI weekend & Bank Holiday cover Saturday 29th May - Thursday 8th July. RNLI daily Lifeguard cover from Friday 10th July - Sunday 5th September 
  • Beach chalets for hire
  • Bay information

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

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

Blue Flag Award 2021

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

Address

Sea Road
Westgate on Sea
CT8 8QG