Torre Abbey is the main Torquay beach on the promenade. A great family sandy beach in the town with some rocky sections to explore. The waters are shallow and safe Read more [...]
Seaside Award beaches in Devon, United Kingdom. Unlike the Blue Flag beach award, each country also has its own seaside award to signify a good standard of beach and facilities. The awards evaluate a beach on water quality, information displays, environmental management, safety and services.
Below we list the current Devon beaches that hold a Seaside Award.
Coryton Cove beach is an ideal family beach with gentle shelving sand/shingle and rock pools. The cove lies between the red cliffs of Dawlish and is backed by the train Read more [...]
Dawlish Town beach is a gently shelving mix of shingle and sand, this makes it a good choice for a traditional family beach. All facilities by the beach or in Read more [...]
Croyde Bay beach is a wide sandy beach backed with sand dunes and located within a sheltered North Devon bay. The beach sits between the larger beaches of Putsborough/ Woolacombe Read more [...]
Challaborough beach is a popular family and surfing beach offering a predominantly left-hand point break. It has a horseshoe shaped bay with a sand bar protecting the entrance and is Read more [...]
Broadsands beach is a beautiful sweep of fine red sands, between rocky headlands. This beach is an ideal beach for families with children, the long promenade is lined with colourful Read more [...]
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, Read more [...]
Breakwater beach is a small shingle beach by the Brixham harbour breakwater. This beach is close to all the facilities of the town and harbour. Parking Beach shop Café/restaurant Toilets Read more [...]
Westward Ho! beach is also known as Golden Bay and for its surf and clean sand backed by a pebble ridge and grasslands which extends for about three miles merging Read more [...]
Teignmouth Town beach is a long sandy beach in Teignmouth with promenade a great family location. Car park, pier, children’s play area, lifeguards in the Summer.
Seaton beach is a mile long pebble beach, gently sloping and safe to swim. At low tide you can see some coarse sand patches. At the top of the beach Read more [...]
Sandy Bay beach is a privately owned beach with rock pools. At about half-mile long this is a sheltered beach ideal for families with good for swimming and water sports. Read more [...]