Babbacombe Beach

Babbacombe beach is a private beach located to the east of Torquay, a small sand and shingle beach with rock pools set beneath the cliffs at Babbacombe Downs. The promenade on Babbacombe Downs is known as the highest in England and has spectacular coastal views.

A popular beach for exploring the rock pools, cliffs and walks. Also, popular for diving, fishing and sailing.

Facilities at the beach include cafe/refreshments, disabled facilities, limited parking, promenade, toilets (summer only) and a slipway.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Babbacombe Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Babbacombe 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.

Planning your visit to Babbacombe Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Babbacombe Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Sep 21fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Sep 22fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Sep 23fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Sep 24rain
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Sep 25partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Sep 26clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SW)

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

Babbacombe Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Babbacombe Beach is at TORQUAY 2.16 km (1.34 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Babbacombe Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 20 Sep
   Low Tide at 02:12 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 08:55 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 14:27 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 21:05 (Height 4.46m)
Thu 21 Sep
   Low Tide at 02:42 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 09:25 (Height 4.34m)
   Low Tide at 15:01 (Height 1.69m)
   High Tide at 21:41 (Height 4.25m)
Fri 22 Sep
   Low Tide at 03:19 (Height 1.83m)
   High Tide at 10:08 (Height 4.15m)
   Low Tide at 15:46 (Height 1.99m)
   High Tide at 22:36 (Height 3.98m)
Sat 23 Sep
   Low Tide at 04:12 (Height 2.17m)
   High Tide at 11:15 (Height 3.95m)
   Low Tide at 16:58 (Height 2.30m)
   High Tide at 23:54 (Height 3.75m)
Sun 24 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:42 (Height 2.45m)
   High Tide at 12:42 (Height 3.87m)
   Low Tide at 19:02 (Height 2.36m)
Mon 25 Sep
   High Tide at 01:37 (Height 3.74m)
   Low Tide at 07:51 (Height 2.34m)
   High Tide at 14:23 (Height 4.07m)
   Low Tide at 20:37 (Height 2.00m)
Tue 26 Sep
   High Tide at 03:18 (Height 4.05m)
   Low Tide at 09:11 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 15:40 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 21:44 (Height 1.49m)

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