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 …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Family Friendly

What to see and do

  • Have A Swim In The Tidal Pool

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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 Walpole Bay

Beach Location

Eastern Esplanade, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, CT9 2HL


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Margate Station

getting to the beach

Map of Walpole Bay

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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.

Get active on the beach

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