St Margaret's Bay is a shingle beach that is accessed via a steep drive or walk with beachside parking. The village itself, as well as the bay, was developed in late Victorian times as a holiday resort and retreat for figures such as Lord Byron, author Ian Fleming, and playwright Noel Coward. Paths from the bay lead up to the cliff top (lots of steps) and take in the view across the channel. On the grass area behind the shingle beach, you can find the Dover Patrol Memorial (please see our separate listing for more details) which honours those who defended the country in World War I.

Café • toilets (both seasonal) • Pay & Display Parking

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