"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Leysdown-on-sea Beach

Leysdown is a traditional resort beach on the Isle of Sheppey. The gently sloping beach is mostly sandy, with some shell and shingle, and there is plenty of shallow water available as the tide retreats. The beach is bounded by flood defences and backed by a promenade.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Chatham

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR035707


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Things to see and do near Leysdown-on-sea Beach

  • MFA Bowl Whitstable (5m)
  • Whitstable Museum and Gallery (5m)
  • Shepherd Neame Brewery Tours (6m)
  • Fleur De Lis Heritage Centre (6m)
  • Faversham Swimming Pool (6m)
  • Chart Gunpowder Mills (6m)
  • Lazer Rush (6m)
  • Snappys Adventure Play (6m)
  • Snappy's Children's Indoor Adventure Play Centre (6m)
  • Bartons Point Coastal Park (6m)

Tourist Information

Information Point

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 85%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 63%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:09 BST
(03:09 GMT)
Low Tide
10:21 BST
(09:21 GMT)
High Tide
16:32 BST
(15:32 GMT)
Low Tide
22:48 BST
(21:48 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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Situated on the Isle-Of-Sheppey. This is a sandy beach bounded by flood defences and backed by a promenade.

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