Minster Leas

Beach facilities

View map of beach Parking available Toilets available SSSI Dog friendly Beach cleaned regularly Good water quality for swimming

Season: autumn

Situated on the Isle of Sheppey, the sandy beach at Minster Leas is peaceful and relaxing, with fine views over the North Sea, The Swale and The Nore from the promenade behind the grassy backdrop.  This is a popular walking spot.  Swimming is to be recommended also, as the bathing water is clean, although there is no lifeguard cover. As you would imagine, there is much of historical interest here, including evidence of Viking raids in the 9th Century on an abbey, subsequently rebuilt by William the Conqueror.

Autumn season photo gallery


The beach as a sanctuary, with Shelley.


Minster Leas, on the Isle of Sheppey.