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Minnis Bay

(Birchington Beach)

Kent, England

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A long and sandy rural bay including both rocky and shingle areas.

It has a wide variety of attractions available as well as kite boarding lessons, seal watching trips, cycling route and coastal walks. It has been listed as one of Britain’s best beaches and is a great place to watch the sun set into the sea.

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

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Weather and tides for Monday 4 March

Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 54%
Min temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Minnis Bay is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 5:35 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 12:00 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   8.8°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Minnis Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Quex Park and The Powell-Cotton Museum (1.6 miles)
Carlton Cinema (2.3 miles)
The RAF Manston History Museum (3.5 miles)
Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum (3.5 miles)
Reculver Towers and Roman Fort (4 miles)
Margate Museum (4.3 miles)
CTRL ALT ESC Technology Based Escape Rooms (4.6 miles)
The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms (4.7 miles)
Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve (5.1 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Birchington, Margate

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: TR286696

County: Kent

Country: England

Local Authority: Thanet

Parish: Birchington

Nearest postcode: CT7 9QR

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

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