Minnis Bay

Visit Minnis Bay

Minnis Bay is in Birchington on Sea, near Margate, on the Kent Coast. The beach is a long sandy, popular family desination with attractions and coastal walking routes.

There are RNLI Lifeguards on duty at this Kent coast beach during the summer along with loads of activities, including a sailing club, wind/kite surfing and even seal watching trips.

Minnis Bay is a popular spot for sailing enthusiasts. This beach allows launching for sail craft, making it an excellent destination for those looking to enjoy a leisurely day on the water. Additionally, fishing boats are also permitted to launch from this beach.

For days out there is a picnic area and chalets for hire and parking on the seafront.

This beach is …

  • A Blue Flag Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Patrolled by RNLI Lifeguards

What to see and do

  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Minnis Bay

Beach Location

The Parade, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9QP


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Birchington-on-Sea Station

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

Map of Minnis Bay Beach

Beaches nearby to launch boats

For a day on the water, launch your sail craft at the following beaches

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.

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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