Viking Bay beach, Broadstairs, Kent
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    Viking Bay Beach Info

    Viking Bay beach is the main bay of the seven Broadstairs bays, a sandy beach with clifftop promenade, harbour pier, sea water tidal swimming pool and a boardwalk.

    The beach has a slope on the northern end of 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 at the beach include toilets, cafes, pubs, kiosks, restaurants, boast slipway, lift to the beach (open Easter to October), deck chairs, amusements, chalets for hire, seasonal lifeguards.

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

    Viking Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Broadstairs, 46 beaches in Kent, or check our list of Kent Dog Friendly Beaches.

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  • Water Quality

    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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  • Weather

    Viking Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Friday, with temperatures rising to 10°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Breezy until evening and mostly cloudy until afternoon.
       29%  46%   20 mph
      5:57 am    6:07 pm
    Wednesday, Mar 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       8%  57%   10 mph
      5:55 am    6:09 pm

    Thursday, Mar 22nd
     Breezy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       43%  72%   15 mph
      5:53 am    6:11 pm
    Friday, Mar 23rd
     Windy until afternoon and overcast throughout the day.
       57%  94%   22 mph
      5:51 am    6:12 pm

    Saturday, Mar 24th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
       43%  45%   10 mph
      5:48 am    6:14 pm
    Sunday, Mar 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       21%  32%   10 mph
      6:46 am    7:16 pm

    Monday, Mar 26th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       23%  25%   12 mph
      6:44 am    7:17 pm
    Tuesday, Mar 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
       34%  83%   12 mph
      6:42 am    7:19 pm

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