Margate Bay Beach (Kent)

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  • Information

    The Margate Bay beach is a sandy beach in the centre of Margate. The beach has a great tidal pool making this a family friendly beach with excellent facilities.

    Facilities include toilets, cafes/restaurants, seasonal lifeguards, promenade, tidal pool and children’s playground.

    Margate Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    Margate Bay Beach has dog restrictions. Margate Bay beach has dog restrictions although does have a dog exercise area.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Margate, 46 beaches in Kent, or check our list of Kent Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach 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.
  • Tides
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Margate in Kent is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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