"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Stone Bay Beach

Stone Bay is a small and peaceful sandy bay, surrounded by chalk cliffs and is lined with a promenade. A well-kept secret, the resort is seldom discovered by visitors and is an excellent spot for rock pooling and discovering local marine life. The beach is accessed from two sets of steps which lead down the cliffs, or by walking along the promenade from Viking Bay. It is famous for being the setting for the John Buchan book ‘The 39 Steps’, and is popular with both visitors and locals alike.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Broadstairs

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR401686

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

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Things to see and do near Stone Bay Beach

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

Tourist Information

Margate
Thanet Visitor Information Service
The Droit House
Stone Pier
Kent
England
CT9 1JD

Phone 01843 577 577
Email visitorinformation@thanet.gov.uk
http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 19 January

06:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A quiet sandy bay with rock pools, backed by chalk cliffs and a promenade. Photo shows the nearby North Foreland lighthouse. Disabled access via

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