Paignton Sands is ideal for families as the beach has a shallow sea ideal for paddling. Behind the sands and the promenade is Paignton Green, a broad sweep of grass Read more [...]
Nearest Seaside Award Beaches Devon
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.
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 [...]
Exmouth beach has a sandy 2 mile long beach on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe. At the beaches western end is the town and the Read more [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Ness Cove beach lies below the red cliffs of Ness Headland accessed through what is believed to be an original smugglers tunnel by Shaldon Wildlife Zoo. The beach is mainly Read more [...]
Preston Sands beach is a red sandy beach and at low tide you will find rock pools at the northern end. Further along it joins Paignton promenade and Paignton Sands 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Meadfoot beach is a small beach with a mixture of rocks, shingle and sand set below cliffs. The spilt level promenade backs onto a tree covered hillside. Facilities include parking (car Read more [...]