Exmouth Beach (Devon)

Exmouth beach has a sandy 2 mile long beach on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe. At the beaches western end is the town and the eastern end has the cliffs of the High Land of Orcombe, a National Trust-owned open space which rises to a peak at Orcombe Point.

In addition to its beaches, Exmouth is popular for watersports (sailing and wind-surfing) and walking. The Exe Estuary is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a large part of the estuary lies within a nature reserve.

Exmouth marks the western end of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, which stretches eastwards along the coast to Poole, in Dorset; the South West Coast Path allows for walking along this coast. The town is also at the western end of the East Devon Way path that leads to Lyme Regis.

Facilities include parking, toilets, disabled access and facilities, cafes, shop, lifeguards (min Jul & Aug), slipway

Exmouth Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Exmouth Beach has dog restrictions. Exmouth beach, dogs only allowed in the winter - October to March.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Exmouth, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Exmouth in Devon

Today (Tuesday, Jan 26)


Expect a temperature in the range 8.8℃ to 9.5℃ with a wind speed 7.9 m/sec (SSW)

Wednesday, Jan 27


Expect a temperature in the range 8.7℃ to 9.9℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)

Thursday, Jan 28


Expect a temperature in the range 11℃ to 12.3℃ with a wind speed 4 m/sec (SW)

Friday, Jan 29


Expect a temperature in the range 9.1℃ to 10.2℃ with a wind speed 6 m/sec (W)

Saturday, Jan 30


Expect a temperature in the range 6.3℃ to 8.4℃ with a wind speed 5.3 m/sec (ENE)

Sunday, Jan 31


Expect a temperature in the range -2.3℃ to 5.3℃ with a wind speed 1.8 m/sec (NNW)

Monday, Feb 01


Expect a temperature in the range 7.3℃ to 7.8℃ with a wind speed 6 m/sec (SW)

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


Tides

Our tide forecast for Exmouth Beach in Devon.

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