Kingsdown Beach (aka Oldstairs Bay)
Kingsdown Beach is part of a large stretch of shingle beach that at the southern end sits under large white chalk cliffs and towards the north is backed by grass areas. As the tide goes out you get areas of compact sand below the shingle bank and a chalk shelf.
The beach is also known as Oldstairs Bay and is located at the northern end of the White Cliffs of Dover, part of the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) that stretches to Folkestone, with the beach and nearby downs being home to migrating birds and rare plants.
Facilities at the beach are limited but include parking on the road, nearby pubs, toilets, and beach huts.
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Planning your visit to Kingsdown Beach
Kingsdown Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 16.1℃ to 18℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.8℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.8℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (SW)
Deal weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Kingsdown Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Kingsdown Beach is at Deal 3.69 km (2.29 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 Kingsdown Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.
High Tide at 01:19 (Height 6.36m)
Low Tide at 08:29 (Height 1.01m)
High Tide at 13:38 (Height 6.48m)
Low Tide at 20:56 (Height 1.04m)
High Tide at 02:00 (Height 6.13m)
Low Tide at 09:01 (Height 1.25m)
High Tide at 14:21 (Height 6.16m)
Low Tide at 21:26 (Height 1.44m)
High Tide at 02:44 (Height 5.82m)
Low Tide at 09:31 (Height 1.59m)
High Tide at 15:08 (Height 5.75m)
Low Tide at 21:52 (Height 1.90m)
High Tide at 03:35 (Height 5.44m)
Low Tide at 10:02 (Height 1.99m)
High Tide at 16:04 (Height 5.29m)
Low Tide at 22:23 (Height 2.36m)
High Tide at 04:35 (Height 5.06m)
Low Tide at 10:51 (Height 2.39m)
High Tide at 17:08 (Height 4.89m)
Low Tide at 23:50 (Height 2.77m)
High Tide at 05:44 (Height 4.81m)
Low Tide at 12:58 (Height 2.60m)
High Tide at 18:23 (Height 4.70m)
Low Tide at 01:44 (Height 2.79m)
High Tide at 07:03 (Height 4.82m)
Low Tide at 14:26 (Height 2.39m)
High Tide at 20:33 (Height 4.84m)
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