Challaborough beach, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon
  • About Us

    Challaborough Beach Info

    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 split by a small stream. The beach has views of Burgh Island.

    Popular with for diving with several wrecks along the nearby coastline.

    Facilities include disabled access, slipways and lifeguards patrol most of the year.

    Challaborough Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    Challaborough Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Challaborough Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs are banned from the beach during the summer months.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Bigbury-on-Sea, 95 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Challaborough Beach Bathing 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.
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  • Weather


    Challaborough Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Saturday, with temperatures bottoming out at 7°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Dangerously windy throughout the day and rain starting in the evening.
     
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      8:09 am    4:44 pm
    Thursday, Jan 18th
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       92%  71%   23 mph
      8:08 am    4:45 pm

    Friday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       72%  55%   20 mph
      8:07 am    4:47 pm
    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Light rain in the morning and windy overnight.
     
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       93%  97%   10 mph
      8:06 am    4:49 pm

    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Windy until afternoon and overcast throughout the day.
     
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       79%  100%   21 mph
      8:05 am    4:50 pm
    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy until evening.
     
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       62%  97%   19 mph
      8:04 am    4:52 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Overcast throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
     
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       55%  92%   20 mph
      8:03 am    4:53 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       74%  98%   24 mph
      8:02 am    4:55 pm

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