Broadsands Beach

Broadsands beach is a beautiful sweep of fine red sands, between rocky headlands. This beach is an ideal beach for families with children, the long promenade is lined with colourful beach huts and gives a level walk to both ends of the beach.

This beach is a favoured starting point for coastal walkers.

Facilities at the beach include parking, toilets, food, beach huts, deckchair and pedalo hire.

Devon also has a similarly named beach near Watermouth between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin on Devon’s North Coast, click here for Broadsands beach, Ilfracombe.

Broadsands Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Broadsands Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Broadsands Beach has dog restrictions.
Bovisand Bay beach does not allow dogs in the summer.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Broadsands Beach 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.

Broadsands Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (E)
Saturday, Jun 03fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (NE)
Sunday, Jun 04clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Jun 05clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Jun 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (E)
Wednesday, Jun 07fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Jun 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (E)

Paignton weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Broadsands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Broadsands Beach is at Greenway Quay 3.32 km (2.06 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Broadsands Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 02 Jun
   High Tide at 04:44 (Height 4.05m)
   Low Tide at 10:47 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 17:21 (Height 4.10m)
   Low Tide at 23:11 (Height 0.83m)
Sat 03 Jun
   High Tide at 05:27 (Height 4.23m)
   Low Tide at 11:31 (Height 0.74m)
   High Tide at 18:01 (Height 4.31m)
   Low Tide at 23:57 (Height 0.64m)
Sun 04 Jun
   High Tide at 06:08 (Height 4.37m)
   Low Tide at 12:16 (Height 0.65m)
   High Tide at 18:39 (Height 4.50m)
Mon 05 Jun
   Low Tide at 00:43 (Height 0.58m)
   High Tide at 06:50 (Height 4.45m)
   Low Tide at 13:00 (Height 0.67m)
   High Tide at 19:19 (Height 4.64m)
Tue 06 Jun
   Low Tide at 01:29 (Height 0.63m)
   High Tide at 07:35 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 13:44 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 20:01 (Height 4.74m)
Wed 07 Jun
   Low Tide at 02:16 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 08:22 (Height 4.44m)
   Low Tide at 14:29 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 20:46 (Height 4.77m)
Thu 08 Jun
   Low Tide at 03:04 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 09:13 (Height 4.35m)
   Low Tide at 15:17 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 21:35 (Height 4.74m)

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