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St Marys Bay Beach

Hythe, Kent

A long sandy beach which is shingle at high tide with a wide concrete footway and a low sea-wall.

Beach Type



Toilets and cafes



Nature and Wildlife

The beach stretches for several kilometers. plenty of room to stretch your legs.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Kent Tourism tel 01271 336020.


Nearest town: Hythe
County: Kent
Latitude/Longitude: 51.01, 0.983975
Postcode: TN29 0RN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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St Mary's Bay is off the A259 - approaching either from Rye and New Romney or south from Folkestone. St Mary's Bay Sands is directly alongside the A259.

Public Transport

The nearest station is Hythe. St marys village is served by local bus connections.

Nearest Railway Stations

Westenhanger (Approx. 6 miles away)
Sandling (Approx. 7 miles away)
Ham Street (Approx. 7 miles away)
Appledore (Kent) (Approx. 7 miles away)
Folkestone West (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Pay and display

Nearby Car Parks

Dymchurch Road, St Mary's Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
High Knocke, Dymchurch (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Littlestone, St Mary's Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Martello, Dymchurch (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Central, Dymchurch (Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Coast Drive, New Romney (Long stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Church Road, New Romney (Short stay).
About 2.5 miles away
West Street, New Romney (Short stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Jolly Fisherman, Greatstone-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Lade, Lydd (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Hythe