Bantham Beach

Bantham beach is a sandy beach with rock pools at the mouth of the River Avon and backed by some great sand dunes.

This is a family beach you goto to get a natural coastal visit in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Also a nearby Wildlife Reserve with Walking Trails.

Popular surfing, bodyboarding and windsurfing beach although can get busy as it is suitable for all standards.

Lifeguards in the summer but beach facilities are limited to toilets and parking, although essentials can be found in the village just under a mile away.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Bantham Beach.

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 Category: Beaches

Bantham 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 9.2℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 13.6 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Mar 23rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 10.9 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Mar 24fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 10.4 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Mar 25partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 13.9 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Mar 26heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 8.7℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (S)
Monday, Mar 27clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.5℃ to 3.4℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (NNW)
Tuesday, Mar 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.7℃ to 3.4℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (N)

Bigbury-on-Sea weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Bantham Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Bantham Beach is at Salcombe 9.67 km (6.01 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.

Wed 22 Mar
   Low Tide at 00:09 (Height 0.55m)
   High Tide at 06:32 (Height 5.58m)
   Low Tide at 12:34 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 18:55 (Height 5.41m)
Thu 23 Mar
   Low Tide at 00:51 (Height 0.44m)
   High Tide at 07:09 (Height 5.60m)
   Low Tide at 13:14 (Height 0.44m)
   High Tide at 19:29 (Height 5.38m)
Fri 24 Mar
   Low Tide at 01:30 (Height 0.49m)
   High Tide at 07:44 (Height 5.47m)
   Low Tide at 13:51 (Height 0.59m)
   High Tide at 20:02 (Height 5.25m)
Sat 25 Mar
   Low Tide at 02:06 (Height 0.68m)
   High Tide at 08:17 (Height 5.23m)
   Low Tide at 14:26 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 20:33 (Height 5.04m)
Sun 26 Mar
   Low Tide at 02:41 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 08:49 (Height 4.92m)
   Low Tide at 14:58 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 21:04 (Height 4.79m)
Mon 27 Mar
   Low Tide at 03:13 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 09:20 (Height 4.59m)
   Low Tide at 15:29 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 21:37 (Height 4.52m)
Tue 28 Mar
   Low Tide at 03:45 (Height 1.66m)
   High Tide at 09:51 (Height 4.26m)
   Low Tide at 16:03 (Height 1.79m)
   High Tide at 22:14 (Height 4.26m)

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