British Beaches

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Greatstone Beach Beach

New Romney, Kent

A large sandy beach some large pebbles (hence the name). The sands on beach at low tide spread out about 1/2 mile and the Romney to Dymchurch steam railway runs along the beach.

Beach Type



Plenty of pubs
A slipway
Picnic sites and toilets


A popular destination for Sand yachting

Nature and Wildlife

A very long beach stretching south to Dungeness point and north to Romney.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

New Romney TIC (summer only). Magpies. Church Approach. New Romney. tel:. (01797) 364044. fax:. (01797) 364194. email:. onestop.newromney


Nearest town: New Romney
County: Kent
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9673, 0.965565
Postcode: TN28 8ST
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around New Romney, Kent at Explore Britain.


take the M20 South from London to Ashford and follow signs to New Romney then Littlestone-on-sea. At Littlestone turn south along the coast to Greatstone.

Nearest Railway Stations

Appledore (Kent) (Approx. 8 miles away)
Ham Street (Approx. 8 miles away)
Westenhanger (Approx. 9 miles away)
Sandling (Approx. 10 miles away)
Folkestone West (Approx. 11 miles away)

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


Parking available by the beach

Nearby Car Parks

Jolly Fisherman, Greatstone-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Coast Drive, New Romney (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Lade, Lydd (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Church Road, New Romney (Short stay).
About 1.6 miles away
West Street, New Romney (Short stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Littlestone, St Mary's Bay (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Dymchurch Road, St Mary's Bay (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Park Street, Lydd (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
High Knocke, Dymchurch (Long stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Martello, Dymchurch (Long stay).
About 4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in New Romney