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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Challaborough beach, Dogs are banned from the beach during the summer months.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Bigbury-on-Sea in Devon
Today (Thursday, Jan 21)
Expect a temperature in the range 6℃ to 7.9℃ with a wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 3.4℃ to 4.1℃ with a wind speed 2.9 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 2.7℃ to 3.9℃ with a wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range 2.2℃ to 5.8℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 25
Expect a temperature in the range 1.6℃ to 2.2℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range 1.1℃ to 2.7℃ with a wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NNW)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 8.7℃ to 9.7℃ with a wind speed 6.3 m/sec (SW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Challaborough Beach in Devon.
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