The Beach Guide

Dymchurch - Hythe Road Beach

Dymchurch - Hythe Road Beach - Kent

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This beach forms part of a long stretch of sand and shingle backed by a wide sea-wall, which it is possible to walk along. As you head North-East, the beach becomes quite narrow.

Martello Tower (number 24) overlooks this stretch of the beach. This once formed part of the military defences built to defend the south coast from a possible Napoleonic invasion. The invasion never happened. Today this particular tower has been converted for use as a private residence.

Romney Marsh is not far from the beach and young visitors will enjoy taking a ride on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, which runs steam/diesel locomotives along a 13.5 mile stretch of coastline here.

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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Activities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town

    New Romney

    Postcode

    TN29 0TY

    OS grid ref.

    TR 1264 3175

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