"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandwich Bay Beach

Sandwich Bay is a rural beach on the East coast of Kent about 5 km south of Ramsgate. The steep shingle beach is towards the south of a long sandy bay adjoining the golf course. Towards low water there are large sand flats.

Beach type: Sand/mud flats

Nearest town: Sandwich

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR359589


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandwich Bay Beach

  • The Secret Gardens of Sandwich (2m)
  • The Secret Gardens of Sandwich, at The Salutation (2m)
  • Rare Species Conservation Centre (3m)
  • Fowlmead Country Park (3m)
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate (4m)
  • Deal Maritime and Local History Museum (4m)
  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips (4m)
  • Ramsgate Motor Museum (4m)
  • Ramsgate Tunnels (4m)
  • Tides Leisure and Indoor Tennis (4m)
  • Bumble Beez (5m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Guildhall
Cattle Market
CT13 9AH

Phone 01304 613 565

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December


Chance of rain 22%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 71%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 994
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 81%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 992
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:30 GMT
High Tide
07:34 GMT
Low Tide
14:42 GMT
High Tide
20:12 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 long. sandy beach with a steep stone section protecting a private estate at the southern end. The northern end is often used by naturists.

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