Botany Bay

Visit Botany Bay

Award winning Botany Bay in Birchington on Sea, is a sandy bay, great for swimming, perfect for a family day out with plenty of rock pools to explore.

Water sports including surfing and sea kayaking are popular at this Kent coast beach, and there are lifeguards on duty during the summer months.

This beach is dog friendly in the winter and restricted during the summer months.

This beach is …

  • Dog friendly with restrictions during the summer
  • Great for families

Have a great day out along the coast.

Coast Local Links


Header Image by UKBeachDays

Getting There

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Botany Bay

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

Overlooking the coast UK

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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