Dumpton Gap Beach

Dumpton Gap is a quiet, sandy bay with some rocks approximately 150 meters long with promenade and backed by white cliffs. The beach at Dumpton Gap provides a quieter option over the busier beaches of Ramsgate and Broadstairs.

For the adventurous at low tide, you have an excellent walk to Ramsgate, although please check the tide times. Alternatively, you can take the West Cliff Promenade into Broadstairs.

Facilities at the beach include a promenade, toilets, cafe, chalets for hire, disabled access via a steep slope.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Dumpton Gap Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Dumpton Gap Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 46 beaches in Kent, or check our list of Kent Dog Friendly Beaches.

Planning your visit to Dumpton Gap Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Dumpton Gap Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 18.4℃ with wind speed 14.8 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Sep 21rain
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Sep 22heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Sep 23fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Sep 24partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Sep 25cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 15.8℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Sep 26rain
Expect a temp in the range 16.4℃ to 17.8℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (SW)

Broadstairs weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Dumpton Gap Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Dumpton Gap Beach is at Broadstairs 2.15 km (1.34 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Dumpton Gap Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 20 Sep
   High Tide at 02:18 (Height 4.19m)
   Low Tide at 08:51 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 14:28 (Height 4.30m)
   Low Tide at 21:06 (Height 0.83m)
Thu 21 Sep
   High Tide at 02:45 (Height 4.08m)
   Low Tide at 09:23 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 15:01 (Height 4.20m)
   Low Tide at 21:39 (Height 1.00m)
Fri 22 Sep
   High Tide at 03:22 (Height 3.95m)
   Low Tide at 10:04 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 15:52 (Height 4.05m)
   Low Tide at 22:27 (Height 1.22m)
Sat 23 Sep
   High Tide at 04:21 (Height 3.76m)
   Low Tide at 11:05 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 17:01 (Height 3.85m)
   Low Tide at 23:42 (Height 1.46m)
Sun 24 Sep
   High Tide at 05:39 (Height 3.57m)
   Low Tide at 12:41 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 18:37 (Height 3.73m)
Mon 25 Sep
   Low Tide at 01:31 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 07:27 (Height 3.59m)
   Low Tide at 14:24 (Height 1.21m)
   High Tide at 20:17 (Height 3.91m)
Tue 26 Sep
   Low Tide at 03:00 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 08:49 (Height 3.86m)
   Low Tide at 15:44 (Height 0.86m)
   High Tide at 21:33 (Height 4.25m)

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