Find Nearest Piers in Kent

When we think of a traditional seaside town most of us automatically think of the Victorian pier. Our Piers category brings all Coast Radar’s Kent listings related to the traditional seaside pier together, where most now offer family entertainment and places to eat.

Finding the best things to see and do on a  Kent day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the piers links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Kent activity.

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Find Kent Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the Kent coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This Kent list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Kent

Our Kent dog friendly beach list currently has 4 Kent beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 27 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are 2 beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Kent dog friendly beaches Kent Beaches allowing dogs

This list shows 4 Kent beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Epple Bay Beach, Margate
  2. Kingsgate Bay Beach, Broadstairs
  3. Dumpton Gap Beach, Broadstairs
  4. Grenham Bay Beach, Margate

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.

Kent beaches with dog restrictions Kent Beaches that have dog restrictions

This list shows 27 Kent beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.

  1. Botany Bay Beach, Broadstairs
  2. Viking Bay Beach, Broadstairs
  3. Dymchurch Beach, Dymchurch
  4. Hythe Beach, Hythe
  5. Joss Bay Beach, Broadstairs
  6. Margate Bay Beach, Margate
  7. Pegwell Bay Beach, Ramsgate
  8. Sheerness Beach, Isle Of Sheppey
  9. Dungeness Beach, Dungeness
  10. Westgate Bay Beach, Margate
  11. Deal Beach, Deal
  12. Walpole Bay Beach, Margate
  13. Sunny Sands Beach, Folkestone
  14. Greatstone Beach, New Romney
  15. Westbrook Bay Beach, Margate
  16. Kingsdown Beach, Deal
  17. Littlestone Beach, New Romney
  18. Minster Leas Beach, Isle Of Sheppey
  19. Minnis Bay Beach, Margate
  20. Ramsgate Main Sands Beach, Ramsgate
  21. Sandgate Beach, Folkestone
  22. Battery Point Beach, Hythe
  23. St Marys Bay Sands Beach, Dymchurch
  24. St Mildreds Bay Beach, Margate
  25. Stone Bay Beach, Broadstairs
  26. Louisa Bay Beach, Broadstairs
  27. Lower Leas Coastal Park Beach, Folkestone

Kent Beaches that do not allow dogs Kent Beaches that do not allow dogs

This list shows 2 Kent beaches who do not allow dogs at any time.

  1. Dover Harbour Beach, Dover
  2. Leysdown-on-sea Beach, Isle Of Sheppey

Kent Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 13 Kent beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Herne Bay Beach, Herne Bay
  2. Hampton Pier East Beach, Whitstable
  3. Sandwich Bay Beach, Sandwich
  4. Allhallows Beach, Rochester
  5. The Warren Folkestone Beach, Folkestone
  6. Hampton Pier West Beach, Whitstable
  7. Reculver Beach, Herne Bay
  8. Shakespeare Beach, Dover
  9. St Margarets Bay Beach, Dover
  10. Tankerton Beach, Dymchurch
  11. Whitstable Beach, Whitstable
  12. Seasalter Beach, Whitstable
  13. Tankerton Beach, Whitstable

  14. If a Kent beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

    Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.