Botany Bay



Marine Drive, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 3LG

Tel: +44 01843 577577

Blue Flag, Botany Bay, Broadstairs - credit Thanet Tourism


This hidden gem offers stunning views of white cliffs and beautiful chalk stacks. 

When the tide is out it is great for fossils and exploring rock pools.  Plenty of exposed sand to enjoy when the tide is in but due to its shape at high tide the ends of the beach are cut off.

Located above the bay is a hotel with restaurant and café on the beach
Dog ban in place from 1st May until 30th September, dogs not permitted between 10am to 6pm.

Car parking is limited with no free parking available in Kingsgate Avenue and Fitzroy Avenue, where 24hr patrols are in force. Permit Holders only. Please be aware this is a residential area, so please park sensibly in designated car parks or parking areas, being aware of local residents and emergency vehicles. Parking is advised at Palm Bay Avenue, where there are over 200 free parking spaces, (CT9 3PP) for Palm Bay beach and a short cliff top walk to Botany Bay.

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