A well-kept secret, the resort is seldom discovered by visitors and is an excellent spot for rock pooling and discovering local marine life. The beach is accessed from two sets of steps which lead down the cliffs, or by walking along the promenade from Viking Bay. It is famous for being the setting for the John Buchan book ‘The 39 Steps’, and is popular with both visitors and locals alike.
Broadstairs Stone Bay is adjacent to the Kent Coastline Walk and the Viking Coastal Trail.
Bay Harbour Sand Rock
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The tide at Broadstairs Stone Bay is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 7:56 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 1:26 PM.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 8.7°CDetailed weather and tides »
Adjacent Broadstairs Harbour and off-street parking.
Dogs are not allowed between 10am to 6pm between 1st May to 30th September.
The beach is cleaned regularly.
Daily - 9th July - 4th September
Weekends - 21st May - 3rd July
Excellent water quality
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Stone Bay (0 miles)
Kent Surf School (0.5 miles)
Viking Bay (0.5 miles)
St Peter's Village Tour (1 miles)
Yard of Ale (1 miles)
Ramsgate Tunnels (2.3 miles)
The Micro Museum (2.4 miles)
Real Life Games (2.4 miles)
Rib Request - Day Tours (2.6 miles)
Ramsgate Royal Harbour & Marina (2.8 miles)
All distances are approximate
less than a mile south as the seagull flies, less than a mile by road.
around 2 miles south-southwest as the seagull flies, around 4 miles by road.
around 7 miles west as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
around 3 miles west-northwest as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
around 2 miles north-northwest as the seagull flies, around 3 miles by road.
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: TR399686
Local Authority: Thanet
Parish: Broadstairs and St. Peters
Nearest postcode: CT10 1DU
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