Outdoor Activities

Botany Bay

A treasure of a beach. declared by The Times as one of the country’s best secret beaches.. Beautiful sand, rock pools and cliffs.



Right next to Botany Bay. You can walk round if the tide is out. One of the finest collections of sea caves in the country.


Sandwich & Pegwell Bay Nature Reserve

National nature reserve with wide range of wildlife, orchids and wetland birds. Picnic site and bird viewing hide available.


Minnis Bay

A long, expansive beach with a raised sea wall that goes all the way to Reculver Towers which takes you through a nature reserve. Also popular with kite surfing and other water sports. There is also the Windshack Cafe to check out for a coffee and to enjoy the view.


Joss Bay

The best surfing beach in Thanet. Home to the Joss Bay Surf School.