Sunny Sands beach, Folkestone, Kent
  • About Us

    Sunny Sands Beach Info

    Sunny Sands beach is a sandy beach to the east of Folkestone harbour.

    The beach can get very busy in the summer as it is a rare sandy beach on this stretch of coast.

    Facilities include parking available next to the harbour, promenade, toilets, cafe, pubs and beach shop.

    Sunny Sands Beach has dog restrictions. No dogs allowed May to October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Folkestone, 45 beaches in Kent, or check our list of Kent Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Sunny Sands Beach Bathing 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.
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  • Weather


    Sunny Sands Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today and Sunday, with temperatures bottoming out at 7°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Dangerously windy until afternoon and partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       96%  44%   24 mph
      7:51 am    4:22 pm
    Friday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    7
       7%  42%   15 mph
      7:50 am    4:23 pm

    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       47%  53%   7 mph
      7:49 am    4:25 pm
    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Rain until afternoon and windy in the afternoon.
     
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    13
       95%  98%   12 mph
      7:47 am    4:27 pm

    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       52%  99%   21 mph
      7:46 am    4:28 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    12
       31%  63%   16 mph
      7:45 am    4:30 pm

    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Overcast throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
     
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    12
       37%  98%   23 mph
      7:44 am    4:32 pm
    Thursday, Jan 25th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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    11
       30%  48%   21 mph
      7:43 am    4:34 pm

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