Pegwell Bay

Visit Pegwell Bay

Pegwell Bay is a sandy bay with mudflats, backed by a stretch of sea cliffs. The area is a haven for wildlife and part of Kent’s largest National Nature Reserve.

The remains of the Hovercraft docks, which was open from 1969 to 1982, are still visible.

Did you Know? On permanent display on the cliff top at Pegwell Bay is a replica of the Viking ship Hugin, which sailed from Denmark to Thanet in 1949 to mark the 1500th anniversary of the invasion of Britain.

The beach doesn’t get busy and is mainly used by local dog walkers.

On the cliffs towards Ramsgate is the Pegwell Bay Hotel a great place to stay for sightseeing in the area.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Family Friendly

What to see and do

  • Have Some Fish And Chips On The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

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Getting To Pegwell Bay

Beach Location

Sandwich Road, Cliffsend, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 5JB


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


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Map of Pegwell Bay

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