"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Herne Bay - Central Beach

The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast close to Herne Bay town centre. The shingle beach is gently sloping, flattening to a wide expanse of sand and mud that is exposed when the tide retreats. The bathing water contains numerous groynes and is backed by a promenade. To the east is a pier and a harbour breakwater.

Beach type: Shingle/sand

Nearest town: Herne Bay

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR172682

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Herne Bay - Central Beach

  • ifun at Sandancers (0m)
  • Memorial Park (0m)
  • Herne Bay Museum and Gallery (0m)
  • Herons Leisure Pool (0m)
  • Herne Bay Hippodrome (0m)
  • Wildwood (3m)
  • Reculver Towers and Roman Fort (3m)
  • Snappys Adventure Play (4m)
  • Snappy's Children's Indoor Adventure Play Centre (4m)
  • Lazer Rush (4m)
  • MFA Bowl Whitstable (4m)
  • Whitstable Museum and Gallery (4m)

Tourist Information

Herne Bay
Information Point
Herne Bay District Office
William Street
Kent
England
CT6 5NX

Phone 01227 378 100
Email hernebayinformation@canterbury.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Thursday 18 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNE
Pressure 1025
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1025
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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With wooden beach huts a shingle beach and fish and chip shops. this Kent resort is a typical English beach town.

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