West Bay Beach

Visit West Bay Beach

Great for a family day out, West Bay, also known as Westgate Beach, is a popular summer destination close to Margate. When the tide goes out a wide sandy beach appears. The beach is backed by a promenade and row of beach huts with rows of wooden beach chalets.

Dog friendly between October and April – restricted during the Summer

This beach is …

  • Blue Flag Beach 2021
  • Great for families
  • Beach Chalets

Have a great day out along the coast.

Coast Local Links


Header Image by UKBeachDays

Getting There

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

LOCATION: Sea Road, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent CT8 8QG
NEAREST TRAIN : Westgate-on-Sea
Map of West Bay Beach

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.

Overlooking the coast UK

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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