Viking Bay Beach

Viking Bay beach, Broadstairs, Kent

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Viking Bay beach is Broadstairs main bay. Sandy beach with clifftop promenade, harbour pier, sea water tidal swimming pool and boardwalk.

    The beach has a slope on the northern end by the harbour whilst on the southern end you have steps or a seasonal lift to get you down from the gardens at the top of the cliffs.

    Facilities include toilets, cafes, pubs, kiosks, restaurants, boast slipway, lift to beach (open Easter to October), deck chairs, amusements, chalets for hire, seasonal lifeguards.

    As this is the main beach you have various parking options, a small harbour car park or street parking at the top of the cliffs.

    Viking Bay Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs Allowed except between 1st May and 30th September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Broadstairs, 45 beaches in Kent, or check our list of Kent Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Viking Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through Monday, with temperatures falling to 14°C next Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    15
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    18
       3%  44%   8 mph
      6:48 am    6:45 pm
    Wednesday, Sep 27th
     Light rain starting in the evening.
     
    15
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    19
       13%  31%   10 mph
      6:49 am    6:43 pm

    Thursday, Sep 28th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    14
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    18
       37%  70%   9 mph
      6:51 am    6:41 pm
    Friday, Sep 29th
     Light rain starting in the evening.
     
    13
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    18
       36%  51%   11 mph
      6:52 am    6:38 pm

    Saturday, Sep 30th
     Rain in the morning.
     
    12
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    16
       43%  61%   12 mph
      6:54 am    6:36 pm
    Sunday, Oct 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    16
       10%  72%   6 mph
      6:56 am    6:34 pm

    Monday, Oct 2nd
     Windy in the morning and light rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.
     
    12
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    17
       44%  98%   17 mph
      6:57 am    6:31 pm
    Tuesday, Oct 3rd
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    10
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    14
       30%  39%   19 mph
      6:59 am    6:29 pm

  • Viking Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Viking Bay Beach Bathing Water Quality

    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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