"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hampton Pier - East Beach

Tankerton is situated on the North Kent coast. The shingle beach is gently sloping, flattening to a wide expanse of sand and mud that is exposed when the tide retreats. The bathing water contains numerous groynes and is backed by a promenade and a wide, grassy bank (Tankerton Slopes) behind which lies the town of Tankerton.

Beach type: Sand/mud/pebbles

Nearest town: Whistable

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR108672


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Hampton Pier - East Beach

  • MFA Bowl Whitstable (0m)
  • Whitstable Museum and Gallery (1m)
  • Lazer Rush (1m)
  • Snappys Adventure Play (2m)
  • Snappy's Children's Indoor Adventure Play Centre (2m)
  • Druidstone Park (3m)
  • ifun at Sandancers (4m)
  • Memorial Park (4m)
  • Herne Bay Hippodrome (4m)
  • Herons Leisure Pool (4m)
  • Herne Bay Museum and Gallery (4m)
  • Wildwood (5m)

Tourist Information

Information Point

Phone 01227 378 100
Email whitstableinformation@canterbury.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 17 December


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. -0°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:07 GMT
High Tide
12:05 GMT
Low Tide
18:15 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A rural pebbles beach with a slipway. The slip is available about 2 hrs either side of high tide and it leads down to semi hard mud.

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