Botany Bay, Kent

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Looking southeast across the bay.The Thanet Wind Farm can be seen on the horizon.
Looking northwest across the bay.

Botany Bay is a bay in Broadstairs, Kent on the south east coast of England.

Botany Bay is the northernmost of seven bays in Broadstairs.[1][2] It features chalk cliffs and is a popular tourist location.[3] Bathing is reportedly safe for swimming, surfing, and kayaking, and lifeguards are on duty.[4]


Botany Bay is a popular film location, having been used by productions such as BBC's D- Day: The Last Heroes,[5] Tamil action drama Thaandavam,[6] Sky Atlantic comedy Hunderby,[7] BBC drama True Love [8] as well as music videos for Bat For Lashes and Bebe Black, commercials for Land Rover, Sainsburys and Natwest and photoshoots for many fashion editorials.

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Coordinates: 51°23′20″N 1°26′5″E / 51.38889°N 1.43472°E / 51.38889; 1.43472