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.
Bay Sand Rock
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There is parking for around 100 cars including disabled spaces - a charge applies. Off-street parking is also available.
Dogs not allowed May 1st to 30th September at any time.
Beach cleaned daily during the summer and weekly the rest of the year.
Daily - 9th July - 4th September
Weekends - 21st May - 3rd July
Excellent water quality
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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
around 2 miles east as the seagull flies, around 3 miles by road.
around 3 miles east as the seagull flies, around 3 miles by road.
around 4 miles east as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
around 5 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
around 7 miles east as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 7 miles east-southeast as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 7 miles east as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
around 7 miles east-southeast as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
around 6 miles west as the seagull flies, around 10 miles by road.
around 8 miles west as the seagull flies, around 11 miles by road.
around 10 miles west as the seagull flies, around 13 miles by road.
around 12 miles west as the seagull flies, around 16 miles by road.
Location: Birchington, Margate
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: TR286696
Local Authority: Thanet
Nearest postcode: CT7 9QR
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