Definitely for exploring and hiking rather than lounging or swimming, this is the second largest shingle formation in the world! A visually dramatic beach with great views, but entering the water is not advised.
The Romney Marshes border and has several RSPB hides and lots of local wildlife including stoats, marsh frogs, weasels and bats.
There are a couple of pubs and a cafe at the steam train station (which has public toilets too) which itself runs to Dungeness from Hythe.
Th Old Lighthouse is open to visitors, for details 01797 321300.
If you've had fun on your family day out to Dungeness Beach, tell us about it your visit, so other people will know it's a great place to go as well.
Telephone: 0300 333 5538
Free parking! Opening Times: 2013 Opening Details:
RSPB site: open until 9pm or sunset.
The Hanson ARC hide and the Red Trail: open all hours.
Dungeness beach site: open all hours.
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