"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 Saturday 21 July

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 23°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1014
Humidity 52%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
ESE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:19 BST
(00:19 GMT)
High Tide
07:35 BST
(06:35 GMT)
Low Tide
13:36 BST
(12:36 GMT)
High Tide
19:51 BST
(18:51 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 Walpole Bay Beach

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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