Viking Bay

Brief description

Viking Bay is the main bay for Broadstairs.  This bay has a large expanse of sand visible at high tide.  There is a short harbour/pier to one side and a tidal pool at the other.  The bay has a wooden board walk which leads from Harbour Street in front of The Pavilion and across to the first set of steps which lead from the promenade on top of the cliff to the bay.  On the sand during the summer months there are cafés and an ice cream kiosk open daily, and on weekends towards either end of the summer season.  There is also a children’s play area.

NB. There is a dog ban between 1 May to 30 September at any time.



There are two large car parks close at Albion Street (81 spaces) and Harbour parking (69 spaces). Parking rates on request.


Toilets are open all year round


There are a number of cafés and restaurants in close proximity to the bay. Some are seasonal but the majority of restaurants are open all year round.

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