"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Walpole Bay Beach

The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast near to Margate. It is a gently shelving sandy beach with a lido at the western end and tidal pool 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 small cliffs behind.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Margate

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR366714

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Things to see and do near Walpole Bay Beach

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

Forecast for Wednesday 24 January

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 14mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
SSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 91%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:04 GMT
Low Tide
10:32 GMT
High Tide
16:39 GMT
Low Tide
22:46 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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A sandy beach with some rocks and a tidal bathing pool. Plenty of activities for watersports enthusiasts, and entertainments and amenities for all the family make this a popular beach.

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