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"Where the sea meets the moon-blanched land"

Greatstone Beach

(Broomhill Sands)

Kent, England

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A large sandy beach some large pebbles (hence the name).

At low tide, the sand stretches out about 1/2 mile. The Romney to Dymchurch steam railway runs alongside the beach.

Greatstone Beach is adjacent to the Kent Coastline Walk.


Weather and tides for Saturday 18 May

Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 7%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph

The tide at Greatstone Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 3:12 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 8:41 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   12.8°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Greatstone Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Dungeness National Nature Reserve (1.4 miles)
Old Lighthouse Dungeness (1.7 miles)
RSPB Dungeness (1.7 miles)
Dungeness Power Station Visitor Centre (1.8 miles)
Action Watersports (2.8 miles)
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (3 miles)
Smugglers' Alehouse (3.3 miles)
Romney Marsh (3.3 miles)
Romney Marsh Visitor Centre (3.7 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Lade, Lydd-on-Sea

Location type: Village

OS Grid: TR090202

County: Kent

Country: England

Local Authority: Shepway

Parish: Lydd

Nearest postcode: TN29 9NS

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

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Visitor information for Greatstone Beach, Kent, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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