"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St Margaret`s Bay Beach

St. Margaret's Bay bathing water is a remote beach situated near Dover at the eastern foothills of the North Downs. It is enclosed in a small bay lined by steep white chalk cliffs. The beach is predominantly shingle, with sand exposed at low water. It is approximately 500 metres wide and framed by rocky ledges on either side. The beach is backed by a promenade.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Dover

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR369443

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near St Margaret`s Bay Beach

  • South Foreland Lighthouse (1m)
  • Dover Castle (3m)
  • The Wartime Tunnels at Dover Castle (3m)
  • Dover Leisure Centre (3m)
  • Dover Museum (4m)
  • Walmer Castle and Gardens (4m)
  • Dover Sea Safari (4m)
  • Grand Shaft (4m)
  • Ceramics Cafe (4m)
  • Dover Transport Museum (4m)
  • Crabble Corn Mill (4m)
  • Tides Leisure and Indoor Tennis (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 Saturday 19 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 46%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:26 BST
(03:26 GMT)
High Tide
09:55 BST
(08:55 GMT)
Low Tide
16:57 BST
(15:57 GMT)
High Tide
22:25 BST
(21:25 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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St. Margaret's Bay is a small bay' with a shingle beach backed by chalk cliffs. and is popular in the summer with residents and visitors alike.

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