The Beach Guide

Folkestone Outer Harbour beach (Folkestone South beach)

Folkestone Outer Harbour beach - Kent

© Chris Whippet and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

As the name suggests, Outer Harbour beach nestles up to the south pier of Folkestone harbour. The beach itself is pleasantly sandy, however the backdrop is a little industrial, so it is not generally favoured. The beach also becomes mostly covered at high tide.

Also known as:

Folkestone South beach

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

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

Kent dog friendly beaches »



  • Pier

Nearest town


OS grid ref.

TR 2336 3565

Submit a correction

What did we get wrong?