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

    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.

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  • Water Quality

    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.
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Rain tomorrow through Monday, with temperatures falling to 7°C next Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Overcast throughout the day and breezy overnight.
     
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    Wednesday, Nov 22nd
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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      7:42 am    4:24 pm

    Thursday, Nov 23rd
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      7:43 am    4:23 pm
    Friday, Nov 24th
     Light rain in the afternoon.
     
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      7:45 am    4:22 pm

    Saturday, Nov 25th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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      7:46 am    4:21 pm
    Sunday, Nov 26th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      7:48 am    4:20 pm

    Monday, Nov 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy until afternoon.
     
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      7:49 am    4:19 pm
    Tuesday, Nov 28th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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      7:51 am    4:19 pm

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