Greatstone Beach

Visit Greatstone Beach

Greatstone Beach is a large flat soft sandy beach, that stretches for around two miles from Dungeness power station. It is easy to reach, driving from New Romney following the signs.

The wide open spaces at Greatstone Beach make it a popular spot for water sports including Kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing and fishing.

The sand dunes between the beach and the coastal road are a great area for a ramble through the nature reserve to enjoy the bird life. The dunes have been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest with so many rare species of plants and wildlife.

Did you Know? Just inland from Greatstone beach are Sound Mirrors, built in the 1920s and 1930s to detect enemy aircraft.

Dog Friendly, but restricted from 1st October to 30 April from Beach opposite the Jolly Fisherman

This beach is …

  • Dog friendly with restrictions during the summer
  • Great for families

Have a great day out along the coast.

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Header Image by UKBeachDays

Getting There

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

LOCATION: The Parade, Greatstone, New Romney, Kent TN28 8RN
NEAREST TRAIN : Romney Sands Station
Map of Greatstone Beach

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beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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