"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Margate - Fulsam Rock Beach

The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast close to Margate town centre. It is a gently shelving sandy beach with a harbour wall at the western end and a lido at the eastern end. There are extensive underwater rock formations just offshore along the length of the beach which are exposed at low water. A promenade sits above the beach with public gardens behind.

Beach type: Sand and Rock

Nearest town: Margate

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR357714


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Margate - Fulsam Rock Beach

  • Bugsys (0m)
  • Junk Deluxe (0m)
  • Pick n Paint a Pot (0m)
  • Old Town Hall Local History Museum (0m)
  • The Shell Grotto (0m)
  • Walley World Indoor Adventure Playground (1m)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (1m)
  • Drapers Mill (1m)
  • Ollies Childrens Indoor Play Centre (1m)
  • Revolution Skatepark (2m)
  • Bumble Beez (3m)
  • Crampton Tower Museum (3m)
  • The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum (3m)
  • Dickens House Museum (3m)
  • Lillyputt Mini Golf (3m)
  • Powell-Cotton Museum (4m)
  • Lazer Rush Outdoor (4m)
  • Jungle Jims (4m)
  • Powell Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens (4m)
  • Ramsgate Tunnels (4m)
  • Ramsgate Motor Museum (4m)
  • Sea Searcher Boat Trips (5m)
  • Maritime Museum, Ramsgate (5m)

Tourist Information

Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Stone Pier

Phone 01843 577 577
Email visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 24 March


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 98%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 80%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 76%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 84%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:10 GMT
Low Tide
10:26 GMT
High Tide
16:42 GMT
Low Tide
23:01 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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