Minnis Bay may be a tranquil getaway destination, but don’t be fooled, the area comes with a great deal of activities to do. Where to start might be your biggest challenge!


Mae’s Bar

Mae’s Bar (part of the Mae’s Lodge family) is located at The Old Kent Market in the heart of the sea side town of Margate. Pop in for an ice cold pint and some cocktails. Find out more about Mae’s Bar HERE.

Margate is a timeless English seaside holiday town on the Kent coast combining old world charm with 21st Century culture.

Pet-friendly walks

Enjoy a stroll down the blue flag Minnis Bay beach which is popular for its breathtaking sunsets. The fact that the walks are pet-friendly makes them even more amazing!

The Old Kent Market

The Old Kent Market

The Old Kent Market is on the site of the old Parade Cinema and has been lovingly restored to house a range of different stalls selling food and crafts, as part of the regeneration of Margate. Find out more HERE.

Quex Park & Powell-Cotton Museum

Quex Park is a historic country estate on the stunning Kent Coast. Quex Park is also home to the Powell-Cotton Museum, a world class natural history museum with extraordinary treasures from Africa and Asia. Find out more HERE.

The Minnis Bay Bar & Brasserie

Overlooking one of the finest beaches on the North Kent Coast, The Minnis Bay Bar & Brasserie is a relaxed, stylish location that offers truly outstanding views, great food, an extensive drinks list and friendly service. Find out more about them HERE.

Smugglers Lounge Bar and Restaurant

The Smugglers is a beautiful family-run Kentish restaurant situated in the picturesque seaside village of Birchington-on-Sea. The Smugglers is located in a 17th century grade II listed building and combines this history with a menu that blends delicious locally sourced ingredients, produced with an emphasis on taste and presentation. Find out more about them HERE.

VCT Trail Bike Hire

They offer cycle hire for the entire family. Cycling enthusiasts might be keen to try the 32 mile trail around Thanet’s picturesque cliff tops. Find out more about them HERE.

Minnis Bay Sailing Club

Minnis Bay Sailing Club is a dinghy and catamaran sailing club suitable for racing or cruising. The club has a fleet of club boats for sail training and club members to hire, including 3 Dart 16’s, 3 Laser 2000’s, 3 Toppers, a Pico and a Laser. Find out more about them HERE.


Minnis Bay is a great shore fishing location and can be fished all year round for a variety of species. The venue has many different spots to try during different states of the tides. Find out more HERE.

Variety of Eateries

Whether you are in the mood for Pizza, Indian cuisine, Turkish cuisine, a Deli club sandwich, or a great cup of coffee, Minnis Bay has something for everybody.

Rumour has it that we might just have the best Fish and Chips in the country from Minnis Bay Fish & Chips!

Visit the historic city of Canterbury

Experience Canterbury’s history and heritage, see the stunning architecture and world famous buildings. Visit the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral. Enjoy the beautiful coastline and countryside and the breathtaking heritage and culture. Find out more HERE.

Visit Fordwich, Britain’s smallest town

Explore Britain’s smallest town which has a population of approximately 400 people. Find out more HERE.

Find out more of what is happening in and around Kent HERE.

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