Botany Bay

Botany Bay

Kent, credit: Thanet Tourism

Blue Flag Beaches in Kent

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Thanet is home to six out of Kent's nine blue flag award winning beaches.  With over 350 miles of coastline to discover, you will find beaches backed by stunning white cliffs and colourful beach huts, places to enjoy sandcastle building, rock pooling, cave exploring and much more.  From beaches brimming with natural beauty, offering peace and quiet and a chance to escape, to traditional holiday resorts full of water sports and family friendly seaside adventures, your sure to find a beach that is right for you. 


  1. Minnis Bay
    A long stretch of sand coupled with ample free…
  2. Tankerton Beach
    As you walk along the Whitstable front you will…
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  3. Sheerness Beach
    Sheerness Beach is a shingle beach, bordered by a…
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  4. Stone Bay, Broadstairs. Credit Tourism @ Thanet District Council
    A beautiful bay with scope for rock pooling.
  5. St Mildreds Bay.Credit Tourism @ Thanet District Council
    A beautiful cliff lined sandy bay with promenade…
  6. Margate Main Sands, Isle of Thanet
    This timeless beach with tidal pool, children’s…
  7. Joss Bay
    A surfer’s paradise, this popular 200-metre long…
  8. Blue Flag, Botany Bay, Broadstairs - credit Thanet Tourism
    This hidden gem offers stunning views of white…