Minnis Bay



The Parade, Birchington, Margate, Kent, CT7 9LX

Tel: +44 01843 577577

Minnis Bay


A long stretch of sand coupled with ample free parking and children’s outdoor play area near by. 

There is plenty of space for water sports such as windsurfing, sailing or kite boarding.  The paddling pool is the perfect location to hunt for crustaceans and a restaurant with a bar, and promenade café. At high tide, a small amount of beach remains, except at spring time when the beach can disappear

Dog ban in place from 1st May until 30th September, dogs not permitted any time.

Find more Blue Flag Beaches in South East England

Book Tickets


Map & Directions


  • Beach AwardsBlue Flag Blue Flag 2024

What's Nearby

  1. The Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens

    The Powell-Cotton Museum offers an exciting, fun and interactive day out for all. There…

    1.62 miles away
  2. West Bay

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

    2.11 miles away
  3. St Mildred's Bay

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

    2.72 miles away
  1. Westbrook Bay

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

    3.52 miles away
  2. RAF Manston Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

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

    3.6 miles away
  3. Reculver Beach

    Reculver's shingle beach is a haven for those looking for a peaceful hideaway in the…

    3.64 miles away
  4. Reculver Country Park & Reculver Towers

    The twin towers of St Mary's Church are a distinctive feature of the north Kent coast.…

    3.86 miles away
  5. Margate Main Sands

    This timeless beach with tidal pool, children’s rides and amusement arcades offer…

    4.22 miles away
  6. Turner Contemporary

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

    4.32 miles away
  7. Margate Museum

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

    4.37 miles away
  8. Shell Grotto

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

    4.67 miles away
  9. Grove Ferry River Trips

    River trips in the heart of Kent, on board the electric launch Ellen Mary.

    4.98 miles away
  10. Pegwell Bay

    This is an ideal bay for exploring, with a large stretch of sea cliffs and is an area of…

    5.26 miles away
  11. Walpole Bay

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

    5.32 miles away
  12. Richborough Roman Fort

    The ruins of a Roman fort and the landing place of the invasion of AD43. Fortified in the…

    6.34 miles away
  13. North Foreland Golf Club

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

    6.58 miles away
Previous Next