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Place Category: Beaches
Dovercourt Bay beach is a sand and shingle beach that gently shelves into the sea. A popular family beach with activities and amusements to keep the children happy.
Dovercourt is well known for being the location for Maplins Holiday Park in the 1980’s BBC sitcom Hi-De-Hi.
Facilities include cafe, restaurant, shops, beach huts, car parking, toilets, disabled facilities including access to beach, slipway, promenade.
Dovercourt Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Dovercourt Bay Beach.
Dovercourt Bay Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain today and Saturday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Saturday.Drizzle in the morning and afternoon.Today's Forecast
14->2181% 57% 7 mph
4:45 am 9:02 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
14->228% 52% 10 mph
4:44 am 9:03 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Wednesday, May 31st
11->200% 12% 2 mph
4:43 am 9:04 pmClear throughout the day.Thursday, Jun 1st
11->190% 2% 8 mph
4:42 am 9:05 pmPartly cloudy in the morning.Friday, Jun 2nd
13->2016% 45% 7 mph
4:41 am 9:06 pmLight rain until evening.Saturday, Jun 3rd
12->1761% 79% 2 mph
4:41 am 9:07 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Sunday, Jun 4th
10->185% 15% 12 mph
4:40 am 9:09 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Jun 5th
11->181% 46% 9 mph
4:39 am 9:09 pm
Dovercourt Bay Beach Tide Times
Dovercourt Bay Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area