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Margate Main Sands

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Location iconMargate
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Attraction Information

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.

Opening hours

Year round access. Lifeguard cover May through September. Dog ban in place from 1st May until 30th September, dogs not permitted any time.



Marine Terrace,
CT9 1XJ,

Phone number

01843 577577


No admission fees. Parking may charge.


FAQ & Additional Information

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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