Seasalter beach

SEASALTER beach is situated on the Kent north coast between Whitstable and Faversham.

As well as its picturesque seafront, this area has award-winning restaurants, cafes, shops and even a holiday park.

Is Seasalter beach sandy?

Seasalter beach is predominantly a pebble beach.

However, a large area of sand is revealed when the tide goes out.

The beach is backed by a large shingle bank and is divided by wooden groynes.

Seasalter beach is divided by wooden groynes (Credit: Ewan Munro/ Flickr)

Is Seasalter beach worth visiting?

Seasalter is the perfect place for you if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the busier beaches in the area.

Broadstairs and Whitstable are nearby – but will be a lot more popular than Seasalter during peak season.

As well as a quiet beach, the town of Seasalter has everything you need for a day out with the family.

It has a variety of cafes, shops, picnic areas and a long-list of restaurants including the famous Sportsman.

The Sportsman restaurant – which is Michelin star – has been an inn since 1642.

There are public toilets available and parking close to the seafront should not be a problem when you arrive.

There are also plenty of beach huts nearby which are available to hire.

Seasalter is also renowned for be a great place to do watersports including surfing and paddleboarding.

If you went to spend the night in the area, check out the incredible Crescent Turner hotel for a great place to stay.

Is Seasalter beach dog friendly?

Seasalter beach is dog friendly all year round.

There are plenty of open areas for your four-legged friend to enjoy.

If you fancy a nice coastal stroll, you can walk all the way to Whitstable from Seasalter if you follow the coastal path.

Things to consider when taking your dog to the beach

Dogs love a nice trip to the seaside, just like their human companions. 

But there are a number of rules and tips to consider when heading to the beach.

These include: 

  • Check with beach management to see if dogs are allowed
  • Take poo bags to clear up their mess
  • Bring a lead – dogs have to be on a leash on some beaches at all times
  • Avoid the big crowds
  • Consider some people may not like dogs
  • Take plenty of fresh water and a bowl for your dog
  • Take a first aid kit in case your dog becomes injured
  • Check for local vets in case of emergency
  • Make sure your dog is wearing their collar and ID tag
  • If they are wear a GPS tracker, make sure it is fully charged
  • Take spare towels to dry them
  • Keep an eye on your dog at all times

Looking for a beach near you? Check out our full UK dog-friendly beach guide.

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