"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Shakespeare Beach

A long shingle beach set in a bay near Shakespeare Cliff. There are deep pools and a wavecut platform towards the cliff end of the beach. As the beach is reached via over 100 steps, it is not accessible for disabled visitors.

Beach type: shingle

Nearest town: Dover

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR308395

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Things to see and do near Shakespeare Beach

  • Grand Shaft (1m)
  • Dover Sea Safari (1m)
  • Dover Museum (1m)
  • Dover Leisure Centre (2m)
  • The Wartime Tunnels at Dover Castle (2m)
  • Dover Castle (2m)
  • Ceramics Cafe (2m)
  • Bridledown Children's Farm and Wildlife Centre (2m)
  • Crabble Corn Mill (2m)
  • Dover Transport Museum (3m)
  • South Foreland Lighthouse (4m)
  • Martello Tower No 3 Visitor Centre (5m)

Tourist Information

Dover
Tourist Information Centre
Old Town Gaol
Biggin Street
Kent
England
CT16 1DL

Phone 01304 205 108
Email tic@doveruk.com
http://www.whitecliffscountry.org.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 26 May

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
ENE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:21 BST
(06:21 GMT)
High Tide
12:02 BST
(11:02 GMT)
Low Tide
19:39 BST
(18:39 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 shingle beach set in a bay near Shakespeare Cliff. There are deep pools and a wavecut platform towards the cliff end of the beach. As the beach is reached via over 100 steps, it is not accessible for disabled visitors.

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