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Margate Main Sands

Thanet

Type:Beach

Marine Terrace, Margate, Kent, CT9 1XJ

Tel: +44 01843 577577

Margate Main Sands

About

This timeless beach with tidal pool, children’s rides and amusement arcades offer families traditional seaside fun and entertainment.

Even if the tide is in there is still plenty of beach to make sandcastles. Restaurants, bars and seafood stalls are just a short walk away in the Old Town. Dreamland Amusement Park, echoes with the sounds of delight as visitors young and old enjoy this great British seaside experience.

Winner of the Seaside Award 2016

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Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Seaside Award Seaside Award 2017

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

What's Nearby

  1. Westbrook Bay

    This is a great family beach with a sandy bay with a small section of sand at high tide.

    0.27 miles away
  2. Turner Contemporary

    Turner Contemporary is a visual arts organisation, based in Margate that celebrates JMW...

    0.36 miles away
  3. Margate Museum

    Margate Museum is opened by a group of volunteers called the Friends of Margate Museum...

    0.39 miles away
  1. Tudor House

    Grade II listed building built in 1525 as a yeoman farmer’s house. Restored in 1951, 86%...

    0.48 miles away
  2. Winter Gardens Margate

    Opened on August 3rd 1911 by the Mayor of Margate. Providing Hospitality and Leisure...

    0.62 miles away
  3. Shell Grotto

    The Shell Grotto is one of the world's most mysterious places: a series of underground...

    0.68 miles away
  4. Walpole Bay

    Walpole Bay is ideal for investigating fascinating rock and tidal pools.

    1.28 miles away
  5. St Mildred's Bay

    A beautiful cliff lined sandy bay with promenade and tidal pool.

    1.53 miles away
  6. West Bay Beach

    A completely tidal bay, with a long stretch of sand when the tide is out.

    1.88 miles away
  7. Botany Bay

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

    2.67 miles away
  8. North Foreland Golf Club

    North Foreland Golf Club offers seaside golf at its best: with views of the sea from...

    2.7 miles away
  9. Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Trust

    The Memorial Museum permanently houses splendid examples of two iconic British fighter...

    2.78 miles away
  10. Kingsgate Bay

    Some of the best examples of sea caves in the country can be found here.

    2.88 miles away
  11. Joss Bay

    A surfer’s paradise, this popular 200-metre long bay is known as the best surfing beach...

    3.14 miles away
  12. Crampton Tower Museum

    The Crampton Tower Museum is a fascinating small museum is partly housed in a flint tower...

    3.16 miles away
  13. The Powell-Cotton Museum

    World Class collections of African/Asian Natural History and Ethnography, weaponry- fine...

    3.16 miles away
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