The Beach Guide

Walpole Bay

Walpole Bay - Kent

© Nigel Cox and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Walpole Bay, in Margate, is a long, sandy beach with one of the last tidal pools ever to be built. Popular for a range of activites including swimming and sunbathing. Jet skis are available for hire.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dog bann from 1st May through to 30th September

Kent dog friendly beaches »


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Promenade

    Nearest town



    CT9 2PP

    OS grid ref.

    TR 3670 7141

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating

    Submit a correction

    What did we get wrong?