Dymchurch Beach

Dymchurch beach is a large sand/shingle beach within reach of local amenities. A good family beach with plenty of room.

The beach is backed by a big concrete sea defence and promenade that has steps down to the beach and disabled ramps in places.

The concrete promenade has a selection of kiosks and the central part of the beach has the toilets, slipway for boats, shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants from the town.

You have two choices for parking. The Martello car park on the West end of the beach or you have a car park in the center on the other side of the road to the beach.

Dymchurch Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Dymchurch Beach has dog restrictions.
Dymchurch beach has a dog ban between May and October between the Martello Car Park and Sycamore Gardens.

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

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Dymchurch Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Feb 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -3.2℃ to -0.8℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NNW)
Tuesday, Feb 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.3℃ to 0.9℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (WNW)

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

Dymchurch Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Dymchurch Beach is at Dungeness 12.19 km (7.58 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:56 (Height 2.72m)
   High Tide at 07:39 (Height 5.95m)
   Low Tide at 14:34 (Height 2.56m)
   High Tide at 20:23 (Height 5.95m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:09 (Height 2.52m)
   High Tide at 08:53 (Height 6.15m)
   Low Tide at 15:41 (Height 2.36m)
   High Tide at 21:21 (Height 6.30m)
Fri 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:12 (Height 2.18m)
   High Tide at 09:48 (Height 6.44m)
   Low Tide at 16:39 (Height 2.09m)
   High Tide at 22:08 (Height 6.68m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:04 (Height 1.86m)
   High Tide at 10:29 (Height 6.71m)
   Low Tide at 17:24 (Height 1.85m)
   High Tide at 22:46 (Height 6.98m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:46 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 11:04 (Height 6.89m)
   Low Tide at 18:03 (Height 1.69m)
   High Tide at 23:19 (Height 7.18m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:23 (Height 1.49m)
   High Tide at 11:34 (Height 7.00m)
   Low Tide at 18:38 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 23:50 (Height 7.28m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:58 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 12:02 (Height 7.04m)
   Low Tide at 19:11 (Height 1.51m)

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