"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Herne Bay Beach

The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast close to Herne Bay town centre. The bathing water is predominantly a groyned, shingle beach but with some sand exposed at low water. A promenade sits above the beach along with grassed areas behind.

Beach type: Shingle/sand

Nearest town: Herne Bay

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR187685

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Herne Bay Beach

  • Herne Bay Museum and Gallery (1m)
  • Herons Leisure Pool (1m)
  • Herne Bay Hippodrome (1m)
  • ifun at Sandancers (1m)
  • Memorial Park (1m)
  • Reculver Towers and Roman Fort (2m)
  • Wildwood (3m)
  • Grove Ferry River Trips (5m)
  • Snappys Adventure Play (5m)
  • Snappy's Children's Indoor Adventure Play Centre (5m)
  • Lazer Rush (5m)
  • MFA Bowl Whitstable (5m)

Tourist Information

Herne Bay
Information Point
Herne Bay District Office
William Street
Kent
England
CT6 5NX

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 19 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 45%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 45%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 67%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:45 BST
(03:45 GMT)
High Tide
11:04 BST
(10:04 GMT)
Low Tide
17:24 BST
(16:24 GMT)
High Tide
23:30 BST
(22:30 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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With wooden beach huts, a shingle beach and fish and chip shops, this Kent resort is a typical English beach town.

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