"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 Tuesday 26 September

06:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1022
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1022
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:18 BST
(02:18 GMT)
Low Tide
10:14 BST
(09:14 GMT)
High Tide
15:33 BST
(14:33 GMT)
Low Tide
22:32 BST
(21:32 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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