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Sandwich Bay Beach

Sandwich, Kent

A long. sandy beach with a steep stone section protecting a private estate at the southern end. The northern end is often used by naturists.

Beach Type

Sand/mud flats




Watching the Ramsgate-Dunkirk ferries

Nature and Wildlife

This is a long stretch of beach with a nature reserve near the car park.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

SANDWICH TIC The Guild Hall. Cattle Market Sandwich. Kent. CT13 9AH


Nearest town: Sandwich
County: Kent
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2808, 1.38163
Postcode: CT13 9QB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Sandwich, Kent at Explore Britain.


Turn off the A256 into Sandwich. the acces to the beach is controlled by a private estate and a toll applies.

Public Transport

Sandwich has a trains station. This would be around 3km from the beach

Nearest Railway Stations

Sandwich (Approx. 2 miles away)
Ramsgate (Approx. 4 miles away)
Deal (Approx. 4 miles away)
Minster (Approx. 4 miles away)
Dumpton Park (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available

Nearby Car Parks

The Quay, Sandwich (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Sandwich Station, Sandwich (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Gazen Salts, Sandwich (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.9 miles away
The Guildhall, Sandwich (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Sandwich Road - Pegwell Bay, Cliffs End (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Union Road, Deal (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Queen Street/Elms Avenue, Ramsgate (Long stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Military Road, Ramsgate (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
St Georges, Deal (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Leopold Street, Ramsgate (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Sandwich