"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Tankerton Beach

Whitstable is a popular seaside town with a well established commercial harbour supporting a small fishing fleet, mainly shellfish. Tankerton Beach is located below Tankerton slopes approx 1 mile east of Whitstable town centre. The shingle beach is lined with a number of wooden beach and a friendly sailing club can be found at the eastern end of the beach. There is free on-street parking at the top of Tankerton slopes and ample pay and display parking within a short distance.

Beach type: Shingle/sand

Nearest town: Whitstable

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR129318

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

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Things to see and do near Tankerton Beach

  • Lathe Barn (1m)
  • M W Amusement Park (2m)
  • Port Lympne Wild Animal Park (3m)
  • Brockhill Country Park (3m)
  • Mudpie Pottery Painting Creative Studio (5m)
  • Elham Valley Railway Museum (5m)
  • Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (5m)
  • Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (5m)
  • Lower Leas Coastal Park (6m)
  • Kidz Planet (6m)

Tourist Information

Hythe
Visitor Centre
Hythe Railway Station
Scanlons Bridge Road
Kent
England
CT21 6LD

Phone 01303 266 421

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 23 July

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 24°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:01 BST
(02:01 GMT)
High Tide
08:36 BST
(07:36 GMT)
Low Tide
15:33 BST
(14:33 GMT)
High Tide
21:02 BST
(20:02 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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Tell us what you think about Tankerton Beach

A shingle beach with timber groynes and sand at low tide. The grassy slopes that lead down from Marine Parade enhance the rural character of the beach. It has a number of wooden beach huts, and is popular with families.

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