Viking Bay beach, Broadstairs, Kent
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    Viking Bay Beach Info

    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 been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    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.

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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 throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 5°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and rain overnight.
     
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       25%  42%   25 mph
      7:52 am    4:18 pm
    Thursday, Jan 18th
     Windy until evening and mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
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       95%  50%   25 mph
      7:51 am    4:20 pm

    Friday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       8%  35%   17 mph
      7:50 am    4:21 pm
    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       26%  34%   15 mph
      7:49 am    4:23 pm

    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Rain until afternoon and windy in the afternoon.
     
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       82%  95%   11 mph
      7:48 am    4:25 pm
    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       65%  95%   7 mph
      7:46 am    4:26 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and dangerously windy starting in the evening.
     
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       52%  64%   18 mph
      7:45 am    4:28 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Dangerously windy in the morning and light rain in the afternoon.
     
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    11
       81%  82%   23 mph
      7:44 am    4:30 pm

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