British Beaches

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Reculver Beach Beach

Herne Bay, Kent

A small peaceful shingle beach and park area, overlooked by a 12th century tower and roman fort.

Beach Type



A pub
Disabled facilities and a promenade


Relax in the park
Call in to the visitors centre or visit the amusement arcades
This is a good spot for sailing

Nature and Wildlife

Stroll up the hill and explore the historic surroundings.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Herne Bay Tourist Information Centre 12 William Street Herne Bay Kent CT6 5EJ 0906 470 0867


Nearest town: Herne Bay
County: Kent
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3794, 1.19915
Postcode: CT6 6SU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Access off the A299/M2 Kent coast route through Hillborough. then follow Reculver lane to the beach.

Public Transport

Bus services from Canterbury which is served by a mainline station from London Victoria.

Nearest Railway Stations

Herne Bay (Approx. 4 miles away)
Birchington-on-sea (Approx. 4 miles away)
Chestfield & Swalecliffe (Approx. 6 miles away)
Westgate-on-Sea (Approx. 6 miles away)
Minster (Approx. 6 miles away)

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


Parking including disabled parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Reculver Towers, Herne Bay (Long stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Reculver Drive, Herne Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Reculver Drive - Beltinge Cliff, Herne Bay (Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Chapel Street, Herne Bay (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Neptune, Herne Bay (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Market Street, Herne Bay (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away
William Street, Herne Bay (Short stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Beach Street, Herne Bay (Long stay).
About 3.2 miles away
King's Road, Herne Bay (Long stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Herne Bay Memorial Park, Herne Bay (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Herne Bay