"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandgate Beach

Sandgate is a resort beach in the western outskirts of Folkestone, Kent. It is situated at the northern edge of Hythe Bay, which stretches from Folkestone down to the headland of Dungeness. The beach at Sandgate is predominantly shingle with wide shallow sand flats exposed at low water. Further east there is a breakwater. The beach is backed by a promenade, followed by a green belt between the beach and the Royal Military Canal.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Hythe

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR189347

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandgate Beach

  • Mudpie Pottery Painting Creative Studio (1m)
  • Lower Leas Coastal Park (1m)
  • Kidz Planet (2m)
  • Elham Valley Railway Museum (2m)
  • Folkestone Ski Centre (2m)
  • The Leas Lift (2m)
  • Peene Quarry Picnic Site (2m)
  • Leas Bandstand (3m)
  • Folkestone Library, Museum and Art Gallery (3m)
  • Brockhill Country Park (3m)
  • Rotunda Amusement Park (3m)
  • Martello Tower No 3 Visitor Centre (3m)
  • Kent Battle of Britain Museum (3m)
  • Lathe Barn (5m)

Tourist Information

Hythe
Visitor Centre
Hythe Railway Station
Scanlons Bridge Road
Kent
England
CT21 6LD

Phone 01303 266 421

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Weather

Forecast for Sunday 16 December

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1007
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1009
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A quiet beach, suitable for fishing.

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