- Parks and Playgrounds
- Theme Parks and Funfairs
Ages: all ages
Venue type: Outdoor
Margate Main Sands, the original seaside destination, home to Turner Contemporary has a popular wide sandy bay. This timeless beach with tidal pool, children's rides and amusement arcades caters for families who want traditional seaside fun and entertainment. Even if the tide is in there is still plenty of beach to make sand castles and there is seasonal lifeguard cover generally May through September.
Immediate vicinity amenities include accessible toilets, shops and cafes plus plenty of restaurants, bars and seafood stalls are just a short walk away in the Old Town.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Snacks Available
- Onsite Shop
- Toilets Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Marine Terrace, Margate, Kent, CT9 1XJ, England
Click here to visit Margate Main Sands's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Year round access. Lifeguard cover May through September. Dog ban in place from 1st May until 30th September, dogs not permitted any time.
No admission fees. Parking may charge.
Disabled access public toilets provided beachside by the council.
For sit downs you've got the Great British Pizza Company on the Main Sands and The Lighthouse Bar in Margate Harbour; traditional Fish N Chips takeaway at Peter's FIsh Factory on the Parade. Best reported ice cream is to be had at Melt Gelato Parlour on Marine Drive.