Viking Bay Beach

Viking Bay beach, Broadstairs, Kent

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Viking Bay beach is Broadstairs main bay. Sandy beach with clifftop promenade, harbour pier, sea water tidal swimming pool and boardwalk.

    The beach has a slope on the northern end by the harbour whilst on the southern end you have steps or a seasonal lift to get you down from the gardens at the top of the cliffs.

    Facilities include toilets, cafes, pubs, kiosks, restaurants, boast slipway, lift to beach (open Easter to October), deck chairs, amusements, chalets for hire, seasonal lifeguards.

    As this is the main beach you have various parking options, a small harbour car park or street parking at the top of the cliffs.

    Viking Bay Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs Allowed except between 1st May and 30th September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Broadstairs, 45 beaches in Kent, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Viking Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Saturday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain in the evening and overnight.
     
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       37%  23%   0 mph
      4:48 am    8:57 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.
     
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       54%  50%   3 mph
      4:47 am    8:58 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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       23%  48%   12 mph
      4:46 am    8:59 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  0%   4 mph
      4:45 am    9:01 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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       0%  1%   9 mph
      4:44 am    9:02 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       0%  70%   5 mph
      4:44 am    9:03 pm

    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Light rain until evening.
     
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       60%  91%   1 mph
      4:43 am    9:04 pm
    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       2%  97%   5 mph
      4:42 am    9:05 pm

  • Viking Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Viking Bay Beach Water quality

    Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:

    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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