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.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Bantham Beach.
7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with high temperatures falling to 6°C on Thursday.Light rain in the morning.Today's Forecast
7->1185% 79% 5 mph
8:07 am 4:47 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Jan 20th
5->843% 58% 11 mph
8:06 am 4:49 pmRain and windy starting in the evening.Monday, Jan 21st
4->963% 66% 6 mph
8:05 am 4:50 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Jan 22nd
5->778% 72% 20 mph
8:04 am 4:52 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening and windy overnight.Wednesday, Jan 23rd
5->850% 45% 19 mph
8:02 am 4:53 pmWindy in the morning and partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Thursday, Jan 24th
3->65% 36% 19 mph
8:01 am 4:55 pmFoggy in the afternoon.Friday, Jan 25th
2->770% 73% 7 mph
8:00 am 4:57 pmFoggy starting in the evening.Saturday, Jan 26th
4->894% 98% 7 mph
7:59 am 4:58 pm
Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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.
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