Sandgate Beach

Visit Sandgate Beach

Between Hythe and Folkestone, Sandgate Beach is a quiet shingle beach with rows of cottages along the seafront. There is a small esplanade, where you can enjoy a stroll along the sea front and visit the remains of Sandgate Castle.

There are plenty of facilities and parking nearby.

Did you Know? Sandgate has a rich naval and military history.

Stay on the seafront at the Sandgate Hotel for a coastal break.

This beach is dog friendly with some restrictions between Sandgate Castle to Battery Point from 1st May through to September 30.

This beach is …

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

Have a great day out along the coast.

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Header Photo by Vincent Wright on Unsplash

Getting There

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

LOCATION: Folkestone, CT20
NEAREST TRAIN : Folkstone West Station (aprox 2 miles)
Map of Sandgate Beach

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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.

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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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