Walpole Bay

Visit Walpole Bay

Walpole Bay is a sandy beach in Margate backed by Queens Promenade and Oval Gardens. To the West of the beach is a large tidal pool popular with swimmers and to the East if you walk along the promenade you reach Hodges Gap leading to Palms Bay.

Did you know? The Walpole Bay Tidal Pool is designated as Grade II Listed

The quirky Edwardian hotel overlooks the bay, a great place to stay for the weekend or have a meal cream tea after a walk along the promenade.

This beach is …

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

Have a great day out along the coast.

Header Image by UKBeachDays

Getting There

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

LOCATION: Eastern Esplanade, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, CT9 2HL
NEAREST TRAIN : Margate Station
Map of Walpole Bay

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.

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Get active on the beach

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