"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Greatstone-on-Sea

Greatstone is a beach-side town, the third town up from the "point" of the Romney Marsh area.

It is situated near the largest town there, New Romney in Kent, England. Permission was given in the 1920s for a company to construct large numbers of homes and facilities; only a small number were built. There was widespread development in the 1960s and 1970s, however, leading to a sizable community. The church of St. Peter's, built in the 1960s, is a daughter church of All Saints, Lydd, in which parish half of Greatstone is situated. There is a small group of shops at one end of the town, and the other end simply melds into Lydd-on-Sea. The local school is the Greatstone Primary School, from which most students either go on to the The Marsh Academy, or the Harvey Grammar School.

Local authority: Shepway District Council

OS Grid Reference: TR081231

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Things to see and do in and around Greatstone-on-Sea

  • Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
  • Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
  • Lydd Karting
  • The Old Lighthouse, Dungeness
  • M W Amusement Park
  • Brenzett Aeronautical Museum Trust
  • Lathe Barn
  • Port Lympne Wild Animal Park
  • Brockhill Country Park
  • Camber Castle

Tourist Information

New Romney
Wildlife Visitor Centre
Dymchurch Road
Kent
England
TN28 8AY

Phone 01797 369 487
Email rmvc@kentwildlife.org.uk
http://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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