The Beach Guide

Minnis Bay

Minnis Bay - Kent

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Minnis Bay is a safe and secluded sandy bay with separate areas for swimming and watersports. Plenty of facilities, including a well-equipped children's area. Coastal cycle and walking routes are clearly marked at the entrance to the beach. Popular for windsurfing and kite surfing. Served by an open-top bus in summer.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dog ban from 1st May through to 30th September

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    CT7 9QR

    OS grid ref.

    TR 2871 6971

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Blue Flag Award

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    Minnis Bay Reviews

    Aug 12th 2019

    Flat, Sandy, Safe, rockpools, swimming, life guards,

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