Challaborough Beach

Challaborough beach, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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 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, 94 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Challaborough Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through Monday, with temperatures peaking at 16°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    15
       3%  78%   1 mph
      7:09 am    7:07 pm
    Wednesday, Sep 27th
     Rain throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       63%  93%   12 mph
      7:10 am    7:04 pm

    Thursday, Sep 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    15
       38%  76%   7 mph
      7:12 am    7:02 pm
    Friday, Sep 29th
     Rain until afternoon.
     
    11
    -> 
    15
       42%  98%   9 mph
      7:13 am    7:00 pm

    Saturday, Sep 30th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    9
    -> 
    15
       10%  31%   7 mph
      7:15 am    6:58 pm
    Sunday, Oct 1st
     Light rain throughout the day and breezy overnight.
     
    9
    -> 
    15
       40%  92%   16 mph
      7:16 am    6:55 pm

    Monday, Oct 2nd
     Light rain and breezy in the morning.
     
    10
    -> 
    16
       43%  63%   14 mph
      7:18 am    6:53 pm
    Tuesday, Oct 3rd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    9
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    14
       4%  39%   13 mph
      7:20 am    6:51 pm

  • Challaborough Beach Tide Times

     

  • 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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