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.

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 3 beaches at Dymchurch, 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 6.6℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Dec 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.9℃ to 2.6℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Dec 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.2℃ to -1.1℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Dec 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -3.1℃ to -2.4℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Dec 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -4.4℃ to -3℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Dec 11partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.9℃ to -0.2℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (N)

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. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Mon 05 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:33 (Height 1.88m)
   High Tide at 08:46 (Height 7.09m)
   Low Tide at 16:08 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 21:21 (Height 6.98m)
Tue 06 Dec
   Low Tide at 04:26 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 09:32 (Height 7.26m)
   Low Tide at 16:55 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 22:00 (Height 7.16m)
Wed 07 Dec
   Low Tide at 05:10 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 10:14 (Height 7.36m)
   Low Tide at 17:36 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 22:38 (Height 7.28m)
Thu 08 Dec
   Low Tide at 05:49 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 10:54 (Height 7.37m)
   Low Tide at 18:09 (Height 1.48m)
   High Tide at 23:14 (Height 7.36m)
Fri 09 Dec
   Low Tide at 06:24 (Height 1.49m)
   High Tide at 11:31 (Height 7.31m)
   Low Tide at 18:40 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 23:50 (Height 7.37m)
Sat 10 Dec
   Low Tide at 06:55 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 12:05 (Height 7.18m)
   Low Tide at 19:08 (Height 1.70m)
Sun 11 Dec
   High Tide at 00:25 (Height 7.30m)
   Low Tide at 07:24 (Height 1.66m)
   High Tide at 12:39 (Height 7.00m)
   Low Tide at 19:35 (Height 1.83m)

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