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Joss Bay

  • Broadstairs
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Joss Bay offers a sandy beach with chalk cliffs (be wary of restricted access here) with safe shallow swimming and lifeguard cover July through September. It's very popular with surfers and has a well established surf school and hire facility beachside.

Good immediate vicinity amenities with accessible toilets, shops, cafes and the like. There are also coastal walks and cycle rides nearby so you've got plenty of ways to keeps everyone happy and comfortable on your trip, you're not too isolated.

Kiddies Corner with bouncy castle and trampolines available seasonally, independently managed but well worth a little splurge out of the pocket money!

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Opening hours

Year round access. Summer lifeguard patrols. Dogs banned from 1st May to 31st September from 10am to 6pm.


No admission fees. Parking fees may apply.

Travel & Contact Information


, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 3PG, England

Phone number

01843 577577



Click here to visit Joss Bay's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

Nearest loos to the shoreline are the Harbour Arm, Westbay Westgate and St Mildred's Bay facilities.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Joss Bay has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

The lovely Morelli's Gelato is right on the Victoria Parade, plus for hot food you've got the Star Of The Sea and The FIsh Inn, both on

No, Joss Bay is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Joss Bay have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Joss Bay has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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