"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Littlestone Beach

Littlestone-on-Sea is a resort beach in the middle of a 20 kilometre (km) stretch of beach in Hythe Bay, Kent. Hythe Bay stretches from Folkestone down to the headland of Dungeness. The bathing water is a steeply shelving shingle bank with sand dunes at the southern edge. Wide shallow sand and mud flats are exposed at low tide, resulting in a long distance to the sea. Fine sediments suspended in the water column leave the water cloudy at times. To the south there is a life boat station and an outfall right next to it. The outfall of the New Romney Main Sewer is situated at the northern edge of the bathing water.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: New Romney

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR085238

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Things to see and do near Littlestone Beach

  • Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (1m)
  • Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (1m)
  • M W Amusement Park (3m)
  • Lydd Karting (4m)
  • The Old Lighthouse, Dungeness (4m)
  • Brenzett Aeronautical Museum Trust (5m)
  • Lathe Barn (6m)
  • Port Lympne Wild Animal Park (7m)
  • Brockhill Country Park (8m)
  • Camber Castle (9m)

Tourist Information

New Romney
Wildlife Visitor Centre
Dymchurch Road
Kent
England
TN28 8AY

Phone 01797 369 487
Email rmvc@kentwildlife.org.uk
http://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 19 April

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1025
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1024
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
S
Pressure 1025
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:24 BST
(00:24 GMT)
Low Tide
09:02 BST
(08:02 GMT)
High Tide
13:45 BST
(12:45 GMT)
Low Tide
21:16 BST
(20:16 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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A large beach where the sands on beach at low tide spread out about 1/2 mile and the Romney to Dymchurch steam railway runs along the beach.

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