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Broadstairs Botany Bay

Kent, England

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A secluded sandy bay with breathtaking chalk features.

An ideal beach for families, with safe bathing and plenty for children to explore. The beach got its name from the common fate of captured smugglers who frequented it, who were then deported in a convict ship to Botany Bay in Australia.

Broadstairs Botany Bay is adjacent to the Kent Coastline Walk and the Viking Coastal Trail.

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Weather and tides for Thursday 30 November

Chance of rain 58%
Min temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 16mph
Tomorrow (Friday)
Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Broadstairs Botany Bay is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 1:30 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 8:29 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   10.6°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Broadstairs Botany Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Yard of Ale (1.6 miles)
Stone Bay (1.7 miles)
St Peter's Village Tour (1.8 miles)
The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms (1.9 miles)
CTRL ALT ESC Technology Based Escape Rooms (2 miles)
Kent Surf School (2.1 miles)
Viking Bay (2.1 miles)
Margate Museum (2.3 miles)
The Micro Museum (3.8 miles)
Ramsgate Tunnels (3.8 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Kingsgate,

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: TR390711

County: Kent

Country: England

Local Authority: Thanet

Parish: Broadstairs and St. Peters

Nearest postcode: CT10 3PP

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Visitor information for Broadstairs Botany Bay, Kent, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Thu, 30 Nov 2023 21:05:03 +0000