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St Margaret`s Bay

Kent, England

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St. Margaret's Bay bathing water is a remote beach situated near Dover at the eastern foothills of the North Downs.

It is enclosed in a small bay lined by steep white chalk cliffs. The beach is predominantly shingle, with sand exposed at low water. It is approximately 500 metres wide and framed by rocky ledges on either side. The beach is backed by a promenade.

St Margaret`s Bay is on the South Foreland Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the Kent Coastline Walk.


Weather and tides for Tuesday 5 December

Chance of rain 10%
Min temp. 2°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 13mph
Tomorrow (Wednesday)
Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index

The tide at St Margaret`s Bay is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 11:20 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 5:12 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   11.2°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near St Margaret`s Bay

Things to do and see in the area

South Foreland Lighthouse (1 miles)
White Cliffs of Dover (2.4 miles)
Fan Bay Deep Shelter (2.6 miles)
Dover Castle (3.2 miles)
The Freed Man (3.4 miles)
Walmer Castle and Gardens (3.5 miles)
Horizon Private Hire (3.5 miles)
The Lanes Micropub (3.7 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: St Margaret's at Cliffe

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: TR369445

County: Kent

Country: England

Local Authority: Dover

Parish: St. Margaret's at Cliffe

Nearest postcode: CT15 6DX

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Visitor information for St Margaret`s Bay, Kent, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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