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“Even in the Winter worth a walk”
Review of Viking Bay

Viking Bay
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Broadstairs
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Kent
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220 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Even in the Winter worth a walk”
Reviewed 3 February 2014

The most beautiful bay in England - stunning, enchanting, historical, Victorian, classic - not enough verbs to describe how much I absolutely love this place - makes Sunday walks the best - yesterday was a surge day - so the beach was very busy - and very small as the tide was in so high. The view from the cliffs is just as stunning and you can walk your dog on the beach without any attitude. Everyone always seems so happy at this bay - bars and restaurants are plenty including traditional fish and chips place and ice cream parlours. Even the kiosk by the boats is nice and friendly and good value for money. If you go anywhere in England it should be here -

Visited February 2014
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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“Stunning Beach”
Reviewed 3 January 2014

This beach is quite near to my home and is always bustling in the summer months. It is clean and tidy and very picturesque. The beach is excellent for families as there is a play area. There is also wheelchair/pram access for those that need it.
Overall a lovely beach that is extremely busy during the summer months.

Visited August 2013
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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“Great little beach and harbour”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Viking Bay is worth a visit in the Summer, when it is inevitably busy, but also all year round when the skies and sea can look spectacular, and the pubs and restaurants are less busy, but still welcoming and most serve excellent value food, try the tarter frigate for a bar lunch or the restaurant upstairs fro something a little more upmarket. Dont forget to have a wander around the town, full of interesting little shops.

Visited November 2013
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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395 reviews
102 attraction reviews
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“Still lovely”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Broadstairs seems untouched by time and is completely different to both Ramsgate and margate both of which have their attractions but is an excellent base for trips to both. It has some excellent restaurants and a lovely if small sandy beach and liked it so much I bought a house there !!

Visited November 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Broadstairs live fireworks night”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Amazing atmosphere on a chilly winter's evening, with lots of families, sparklers and fluorescent light treats for the kids.

absolutely epic firework display, non stop and worth the walk down to the beach.

Viking bay has gorgeous little cafes and a real family friendly atmosphere, for ice creams, coffees, sunday lunches in the sunshine or even just watching the boats go by.

if you find yourself in Broadstairs, its worth the visit.

Visited November 2013
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