Dovercourt Bay beach is a sand and shingle beach that gently shelves into the sea. A popular family beach with activities and amusements to keep the children happy.
Dovercourt is well known for being the location for Maplins Holiday Park in the 1980’s BBC sitcom Hi-De-Hi.
Facilities include cafe, restaurant, shops, beach huts, car parking, toilets, disabled facilities including access to beach, slipway, promenade.
Dovercourt Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Dovercourt Bay Beach.
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Our weather forecast for Harwich in Essex
Today (Monday, Jan 18)
Expect a temperature in the range 5.5℃ to 6.7℃ with a wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jan 19
Expect a temperature in the range 8.2℃ to 9.9℃ with a wind speed 8.2 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Jan 20
Expect a temperature in the range 9.2℃ to 9.3℃ with a wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Jan 21
Expect a temperature in the range 4.2℃ to 9℃ with a wind speed 11.6 m/sec (S)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 2.5℃ to 2.7℃ with a wind speed 7 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 1.1℃ to 3.2℃ with a wind speed 3.6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range -1.1℃ to -0.4℃ with a wind speed 5.2 m/sec (W)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Dovercourt Bay Beach in Essex.
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