"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Lydd-on-Sea

Lydd-on-Sea is a modern village, mostly built after World War II, which consists mainly of bungalows built along the Dungeness coastal road south of Greatstone, Kent, England. The Southern Railway opened a railway station here in 1937 but was closed in 1967. Lydd-on-Sea is part of the ecclesiastical parish of Lydd, now several miles distant, which once had access to the sea.

An island in a lake (created by gravel extraction) slightly to the northwest of Lydd-on-Sea is the site of a collection of sound mirrors designed by Dr William Sansome Tucker, to detect the approach of enemy aircraft, in the years before radar had been developed.

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR083204

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Things to see and do in and around Lydd-on-Sea

  • The Old Lighthouse, Dungeness
  • Lydd Karting
  • Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
  • Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
  • M W Amusement Park
  • Brenzett Aeronautical Museum Trust
  • Lathe Barn
  • Camber Castle
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
  • Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

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

Forecast for Thursday 23 March

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
ENE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
ENE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
NE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
NE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
NE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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