Viking Bay

Visit Viking Bay

Award winning Viking Bay is a a horse shoe shaped sandy beach in Broadstairs, about 200 meters long, running from the Jetty to the Clocktower. There is a cliff top promenade, harbour pier and boardwalk to enjoy.

A great destination for families Viking Bay has lots of facilities available including children’s rides, chalets, deck chairs and sunloungers for hire. During the Summer season there are RNLI Lifeguards on duty.

Viking Bay, is a popular destination for sail craft and fishing boats. Moorings are available for a fee, and you can contact the Harbour Office for more details.

Did you Know? On the cliffs above the bay is ‘Bleak House’, the seaside home of the novelist, Charles Dickens, and the house that inspired one of his well known books.

This beach is dog friendly with summer restrictions

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • A Seaside Award Winner

What to see and do

  • Experience the unusual landscape
  • Visit The Lighthouse
  • Ride the Steam Train

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

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Getting To Viking Bay

Beach Location

Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1QS


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Broadstairs Station

Braodstairs is about a 2 hour journey by train from London Victoria or Car.

Map of Viking Bay Beach

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