"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Joss Bay Beach

Situated below the North Foreland Lighthouse this is a lovely sandy beach in a natural setting. It is ideal for families with plenty for the children to explore. This is particularly popular for water sports with boards and wet suits available to hire from Joss Bay Surf School. The bay was named after Joss Snelling, the notorious smuggler and head of the Callis Court Gang, who was fined £100 for smuggling at the age of 89!

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Margate

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR400701

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Joss Bay Beach

  • Revolution Skatepark (1m)
  • Crampton Tower Museum (1m)
  • Dickens House Museum (2m)
  • Lillyputt Mini Golf (2m)
  • Drapers Mill (2m)
  • Bugsys (2m)
  • Pick n Paint a Pot (2m)
  • Junk Deluxe (3m)
  • The Shell Grotto (3m)
  • Bumble Beez (3m)
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum (3m)
  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground (3m)
  • Ramsgate Tunnels (3m)
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre (3m)
  • Ramsgate Motor Museum (3m)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (3m)
  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips (3m)
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate (3m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Margate
Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Stone Pier
Kent
England
CT9 1JD

Phone 01843 577 577
Email visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk
http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/

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Weather

Forecast for Wednesday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 993
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 994
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 996
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 997
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 999
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1000
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Joss Bay is a sandy beach popular with families and water sports enthusiasts, walkers and cyclists.

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