"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hythe Beach

Hythe is a resort beach in the North of Hythe Bay, Kent. Hythe Bay stretches from Folkestone down to the headland of Dungeness and is lined by beaches. The beach at Hythe is predominantly shingle with wide shallow sand flats exposed at low water. The beach is backed by a promenade and the town of Hythe.

Beach type: pebble

Nearest town: Hythe

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR161339


Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Hythe Beach

  • Brockhill Country Park (1m)
  • Mudpie Pottery Painting Creative Studio (2m)
  • Elham Valley Railway Museum (3m)
  • Lathe Barn (3m)
  • Lower Leas Coastal Park (3m)
  • Kidz Planet (3m)
  • Peene Quarry Picnic Site (4m)
  • Port Lympne Wild Animal Park (4m)
  • Folkestone Ski Centre (4m)
  • The Leas Lift (4m)
  • Leas Bandstand (4m)
  • Folkestone Library, Museum and Art Gallery (4m)
  • Rotunda Amusement Park (4m)
  • Kent Battle of Britain Museum (5m)
  • M W Amusement Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Visitor Centre
Hythe Railway Station
Scanlons Bridge Road
CT21 6LD

Phone 01303 266 421

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 15 August


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 85%
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 71%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 64%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 73%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:08 BST
(01:08 GMT)
Low Tide
09:56 BST
(08:56 GMT)
High Tide
14:29 BST
(13:29 GMT)
Low Tide
22:17 BST
(21:17 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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Tell us what you think about Hythe Beach

A steep pebble beach with some shingle at the rear. At low tide the flat part of the beach is exposed. A promenade runs behind the beach.

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