Joss bay - Broadstairs, Kent

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Joss Bay is a bay with a sandy beach, and overlooked by cliffs and the North Foreland Lighthouse. Joss Bay is said to be named after a local smuggler Joss Snelling. The bay is popular with surfers, the Joss Bay Surf School is based here and provide tuition for all levels of surfer. The Bay is overlooked by the Captain Digby public house. Parking is available in a car park to the south of the bay.

Joss Bay beach, Thanet, Kent


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About Broadstairs

Broadstairs is a small seaside town with associations with Charles Dickens. It has 7 neighbouring bays including Viking Bay and Botany Bay.


About Kent

Broadstairs is located in the county of Kent. Kent is known as the 'Garden of England', but also boasts many miles of coastline stretching round from the Thames estuary to East Sussex. The coast line includes the famous white cliffs of Dover.


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Joss Bay

Joss Bay is a bay with a sandy beach, overlooked by cliffs and the North Foreland lighthouse.

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Botany Bay

Botany Bay is a beautiful sandy bay with dramatic chalk stacks.

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Dickens House Museum

Museum and gift shop once the home of Miss Mary Pearson on whom Dickens based much of the character of Miss Betsey Trotwood, in his novel David Copperfield.

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