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

    Challaborough Beach Information

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 6 beaches around Bigbury-on-Sea, 95 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    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.
  • Tides
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Friday, with high temperatures falling to 11°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain until afternoon and windy throughout the day.
       100%  92%   19 mph
      8:10 am    4:13 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       71%  75%   16 mph
      8:11 am    4:14 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
       41%  70%   18 mph
      8:11 am    4:14 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy until afternoon and rain until evening.
       99%  99%   25 mph
      8:12 am    4:14 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
       64%  57%   17 mph
      8:13 am    4:14 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Rain and windy overnight.
       81%  85%   11 mph
      8:13 am    4:15 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Rain in the morning and windy starting in the evening.
       98%  77%   12 mph
      8:14 am    4:15 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       66%  86%   18 mph
      8:14 am    4:16 pm

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