"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Herne Bay - Central Beach

The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast close to Herne Bay town centre. 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. To the east is a pier and a harbour breakwater.

Beach type: Shingle/sand

Nearest town: Herne Bay

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR172682

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Herne Bay - Central Beach

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

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

Forecast for Tuesday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1026
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
NNW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
E
Pressure 1025
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
ESE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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