Sunny Sands Beach



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. Sunny Sands, No dogs allowed May to October.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Folkestone, 46 beaches in Kent, or check our list of Kent Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.


Sunny Sands Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Folkestone, Kent

Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, May 25
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (W)
Thursday, May 26
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (W)
Friday, May 27
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (W)
Saturday, May 28
Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (NNW)
Sunday, May 29
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 9.9℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (N)
Monday, May 30
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (E)

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


Sunny Sands Beach tide times.

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