Ansteys Cove Beach

Small cove between high cliffs and a thick wooded hillside, operated by the Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust.

Anstey’s Cove makes a perfect base for walks along the coastal paths, leading to Hopes Nose, presenting some impressive views across the bay.

Parking ¼ mile from beach with step access to the beach from parking, cafe/refreshments, promenade.

Ansteys Cove Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Ansteys Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Ansteys Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.


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Place Categories: Beaches Seaside Award

Ansteys Cove Beach Water Quality

Water 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Feb 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.1℃ to 0.7℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Feb 11fog
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Feb 13cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Feb 14cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 1 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Feb 15cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (NE)

Torquay weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Ansteys Cove Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Ansteys Cove Beach is at TORQUAY 2.36 km (1.47 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:45 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 08:25 (Height 4.73m)
   Low Tide at 14:06 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 20:45 (Height 4.46m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:13 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 08:54 (Height 4.65m)
   Low Tide at 14:33 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 21:12 (Height 4.38m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:42 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 09:23 (Height 4.54m)
   Low Tide at 15:03 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 21:39 (Height 4.29m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:15 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 09:53 (Height 4.41m)
   Low Tide at 15:38 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 22:11 (Height 4.18m)
Mon 13 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:55 (Height 1.71m)
   High Tide at 10:33 (Height 4.23m)
   Low Tide at 16:22 (Height 1.80m)
   High Tide at 23:00 (Height 4.03m)
Tue 14 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:47 (Height 1.95m)
   High Tide at 11:32 (Height 4.02m)
   Low Tide at 17:23 (Height 2.05m)
Wed 15 Feb
   High Tide at 00:11 (Height 3.89m)
   Low Tide at 06:06 (Height 2.17m)
   High Tide at 12:53 (Height 3.86m)
   Low Tide at 18:53 (Height 2.21m)

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