The Beach Guide

Pegwell Bay (Ramsgate)

Pegwell Bay (Ramsgate) - Kent

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Pegwell Bay is more than one beach. At one end of the bay is a sandy stretch that nestles up against the harbour in Ramsgate. This end is most popular with families and there is plenty to explore. At the other the beach becomes a marshy nature reserve considered internationally important.

Pegwell Bay Country Park is home to species of migrating waders and wildfowl not seen elsewhere in Kent. For the twitchers there is a bird hide which is wheelchair accessible.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Picnic area

    Nearest town



    CT11 0HE

    OS grid ref.

    TR 3733 6402

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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