Coryton Cove Beach (aka Gentleman's Cove)

Coryton Cove beach is an ideal family beach with gentle shelving sand/shingle and rock pools. The cove lies between the red cliffs of Dawlish and is backed by the train line.

At one end you have a hard promenade with a cafe and beach huts. To park best to park in the town and take a short walk.

Coryton Cove beach was formerly known as Gentleman’s Cove taken from the times when beaches had segregated male-only bathing.

Coryton Cove Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Coryton Cove Beach has dog restrictions.
Coryton Cove, Dogs not allowed May - September.

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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Place Categories: Beaches Seaside Award

Coryton Cove 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Feb 07fog
Expect a temp in the range -1℃ to 0.9℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (N)
Wednesday, Feb 08fog
Expect a temp in the range 0.1℃ to 0.8℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -2.3℃ to 0℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Feb 11fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Feb 12partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (SE)

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

Coryton Cove Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Coryton Cove Beach is at Teignmouth (Approaches) 2.95 km (1.83 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:36 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 06:59 (Height 4.38m)
   Low Tide at 13:01 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 19:21 (Height 4.17m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:10 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 07:33 (Height 4.42m)
   Low Tide at 13:33 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 19:54 (Height 4.19m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:39 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 08:06 (Height 4.40m)
   Low Tide at 13:58 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 20:26 (Height 4.17m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:04 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 08:35 (Height 4.35m)
   Low Tide at 14:22 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 20:54 (Height 4.11m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:29 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 09:02 (Height 4.28m)
   Low Tide at 14:46 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 21:19 (Height 4.04m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:54 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 09:28 (Height 4.18m)
   Low Tide at 15:13 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 21:43 (Height 3.96m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:23 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 09:56 (Height 4.06m)
   Low Tide at 15:43 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 22:13 (Height 3.85m)

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