Botany Bay Broadstairs

Visit Botany Bay

Award winning Botany Bay in Broadstairs on the Kent coast, is a sandy beach, great for swimming, perfect for a family day out. Bring your bucket and spade, and when the tide goes out there are plenty of rock pools to explore. The beach stretches from Foreness Point to Neptune Tower.

Swimming is safe and water sports including sea kayaking are popular at this Kent coast beach, and there are RNLI lifeguards on duty during the holiday season.

Take the Botany Bay Beach Walking Trail along the cliff top and walk (along Prince’s Walk) towards Margate.

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

This beach is …

  • Sandy
  • Family Friendly
  • A Blue Flag Beach
  • Safe for Swimming

What to see and do

  • Take your beach towels bucket and spade
  • Explore the beach in between the cliffs
  • Walk the designated trail

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Places to stay

  • The Botany Bay Hotel

There is a choice of holiday accommodation near this beach, in nearby Margate and Broadstairs.

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Getting To Botany Bay

Beach Location

Marine Drive, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 3LG


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Broadstairs Station

This beach is just along from Palm Bay and Walpole beach in Margate. It is on the border of Cliftonville and Kingstgate in Broadstairs.

Map of Botany Bay Beach

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