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With wildlife habits found nowhere else in the South East of
England, Pegwell Bay is a great place to explore
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9am to dusk or 9pm. Whichever is earlier.
Directions and public transport
The park is located off the A256 between Sandwich and Ramsgate.
The entrance is just south of Cliffs End.
The nearest train station is Sandwich (5 miles).
A pay and display car park operates at Pegwell Bay
Country Park throughout the year, seven days a week. Charges are
Monday - Friday £1. Weekends and Bank Holidays £1.50.
For £35 you can enjoy unlimited parking all year with our
Kent Country Parks season
The season ticket is available from the visitor centre
or by calling 0300 333 5538.
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Pegwell Bay Country Park forms part of the Sandwich and Pegwell
Bay National Nature Reserve and has a combination of wildlife
habitats found nowhere else in the South East of England.
In the summer the grass is dotted with wild flowers such as
orchids and broomrapes.
In the winter the foreshore and mudflats attract thousands of
wading birds, including dunlin, sanderling and grey plover. Birds
of prey, such as Merlin, can also be seen at the site. Birdwatchers
can use the public bird hide, which is also accessible for disabled
There are excellent opportunities to explore beyond the park
using the Public Rights of Way, especially using the Saxon Shore Way which passes through the
The park is a Ramsar Site of International Importance and is a
wonderful place to explore.
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