Dungeness Beach

Visit Dungeness Beach

Dungeness Beach on the tip of the Kent Coast, overlooked by the massive power station, is definitely one of the more unusual places on the coast to visit.

A National Nature Reserve and one of the largest shingle beaches in Europe, it is popular with nature lovers and those looking to soak up the unique atmosphere. The wide open beach offers great views, is a haven for wildlife and a great destination for a day out.

Did you Know? Dungeness has a thriving artists community. One of the most famous residents was film director and artist, Derek Jarman, who lived in Prospect Cottage and created the unusual black and yellow Atomic Garden.

Overlooking the beach is the Historic Grade 11 listed Old Lighthouse. Visitors can learn about the history and climb the staircase for panoramic views of the area.

Dungeness beach is on the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway line, one of the areas popular tourist attractions. Take the train ride along the coast or charter your own train for a special occasion.

Visitors can stay in the Watchtower B&B or one of the stunning holiday cottages on the beach, including the fabulous Shingle House featured in Dezeen and Wallpaper Magazines.

Dungeness beach is dog friendly all year round, the expanse of shingle is great for a good run around.

This beach is …

  • Dog friendly
  • Great for long walks

Have a great day out along the coast.

Header Image by UKBeachDays

Getting There

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

LOCATION: Dungeness Romney Marsh, Kent TN29 9NB
NEAREST TRAIN : Dungeness Station
Map of Dungeness Beach

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