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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 Friday 10 April

Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 16mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 0%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Greatstone Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 8:43 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 1:19 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Moderate

Approximate sea surface temperature:   9.5°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

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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.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Fri, 10 Apr 2020 04:09:17 +0100