Dymchurch Beach
Dymchurch Beach
4.5
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52 contributions
Jul 2022
We went down to the beach in Dymchurch yesterday afternoon with the tide going out. I have known Dymchurch all my life and it is still very much as it was when we holidayed here in the early 1960's, a few more houses and, yes ,more traffic as everywhere else.
Spent a couple of hours on the beach. The only thing that we noticed were dogs on the sands,we thought they were banned? The notices on the sea defences said so,and yet a chap was there with two dogs for most of the time we were there, running all over the beach.
Perhaps the local authority should do spot checks here?
Written July 13, 2022
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Geoff H
Sissinghurst, UK11,829 contributions
Mar 2022
When the tide is out, Dymchurch Beach is a wide. level expense of sandy beach which is ideal for families. There are no facilities on the beach but drinks, food etc are available in Dymchurch which is not too far distant. It's a great place for walking and exercising your dog (allowed on the beach in the winter months). Behind the beach is a wide wheelchair and pushchair friendly promenade which seems to stretch for miles and which is part of the England Coast Path. Pay and display parking is available by the Martello Tower on the way into Dymchurch from New Romney. This car park, however, is not suitable for high-topped vehicles but these can be left on the pay and display car park in Dymchurch, which is not too far from the beach.
Written March 11, 2022
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Samantha C
1 contribution
Jun 2022 • Solo
Well what can I say. I paid a blooming fortune for a sea cruise from Calais to the Kent coast. In particular Dymchurch beach.

To start with the boat was so over crowded and no refreshments were served let alone the duty free trolly. It really is a let down. Then no sooner had we eventually had we arrived and got our land legs our lovely tour guide, I forget his name but an absolutely lovely chap in a very smart dark blue uniform ushered along and into what is frankly one of most basic transfer coaches I have ever had the unfortune to use.

Anyway, no sooner had we arrived at our hotel, beautiful place, I believe it was once an old Fort..situated on the top of the cliffs giving an unprecedented view over the Channel, we were told we would be moved. Probably some double booking fiasco. I didn't make a fuss these things happen. And the porters and wait staff at the hotel were just a little off ish, if you know what I mean. Anyhoo, onto another bus we'll a coach actually. All laid on by the hotel I guess, but it was a nice one. It had a small but perfectly functional toilet room and they had coffee on hand. That always makes things a little better I find.

So I don't really know what happened, and I didn't want to say anything and make a fuss but I'm now at Heathrow Airport.. apparently I have won an all expenses paid trip to Rwanda. Could you believe it. Its like winning the lottery. Just imagine, a safari, the open pains of the African savana..

My only real gripe is that I'd paid for Kent. I didn't pack anything appropriate for the Rwandan climate. I don't even know if I will be able to get cell service over there. I'm currently in the departures at Heathrow and frankly the shops are not stocked for this kind of mishap. Fine if I were to be going topless on the beaches of Las Palma but not for trip down to the southern continent. Oh well they wernt to know.

Hopefully my return trip will be just as exiting.
Written June 14, 2022
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Jaidria
Kent22 contributions
Sep 2022
Really frustrating and annoying experience trying to park for day out with family and friend.

Martello car park - 2 different parking machines; one new machine was out of order, and the other contactless card only, that asked us to insert card (for verification) - yet no slot to do so! Have paid by card at other machines before so know how to do this.
This meant my friend tried to use the RinGo phone option which hit a problem when it didn't recognise the site number, so we had to leave the site and move to the next one along. My phone is PAYG text and calls only and would have cost much more to use the RinGo option PLUS don't really feel secure paying over phone and yet another company having my payment details. Prefer to pay cash or card.

On reporting out of order machine to the district council, they replied that it was a new set up. Will only use the central car park now as have been put off going to Dymchurch.

If you want people to spend money in your district make sure it is easy for people to pay for parking!
Written October 29, 2022
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121craign
Canterbury, UK4 contributions
Jun 2021
Beautiful clean beach, pebbles and acres of sand, clean water, stunning views across the Channel.
Plenty of parking, close to loos. Showers could be better. Need more litter bins as people haven't taken their litter home.
Could you provide more ways to pay for car parking as the signal/WiFi isn't that great, i.e. contactless and make the telephone number clearer too.
Written June 14, 2021
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Callmemadam X
Windsor, UK198 contributions
Aug 2020
I had to visit Deal as we were in the neighourhood. It did not disappoint! The Admiralty building looks lively, Victorian, historic town but classy and touristy too which is hard to achieve normally but this was no tourist trap. Only one ice-cream van on this beach, few people, no rubbish, pebbles but comfortable and nice view of the sea, boats and shops. Will come back.
Written August 16, 2020
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Helen G
Wickford, UK76 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
A great beach for families. Two levels of promenade with seats plus a huge expanse of beautiful sand. We especially enjoyed a twilight visit for walking, kite flying and playing cricket.
Written August 18, 2021
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Judith F
Yeovil, UK83 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
We parked at the far end of the Martello car park - take change as it costs more with the ap. We launched our kayak from the beach and paddled round the bay. Great for kayaking, very clean beach, great for a beach day or a romantic evening walk.
Written September 12, 2020
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Ann H
York, UK2,159 contributions
Sep 2022
This long stretch of beach was very clean and very quiet at the time we visited. The views out to sea were magnificent and we spent some time watching a hang glider going back and forth enjoying the great weather. The car park is on the expensive side. There were also amusements along the way so something for everyone to enjoy.
Written September 13, 2022
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ChillCE
Bolton, UK20 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
A gorgeous beach! We arrived at around 11am and the tide was really close to the edge of the start of the sand so you can relax on the beach whilst keeping a watchful eye on the kids. There are stone steps you can sit on if you're less keen on the sand.
The sand is lovely, it wasn't too busy and the car park is close by. Just be aware that there didnt appear to be a lifeguard. There are a few amusements, ice cream sellers and beach shops nearby. A lovely place to spend a few hours.
Written August 5, 2021
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