Hollicombe Beach

Hollicombe beach is set below high sandstone cliffs this sheltered red sand beach is a real sun trap and at low tide rock pools are exposed at both ends. This little bay provides the perfect setting to get away from the hustle and bustle of Torquay.

Facilities include street parking, disabled access to beach, slipway and nearest public toilets are at Preston North Green.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Hollicombe Beach has dog restrictions.
Hollicombe beach, dogs banned during 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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Place Category: Beaches

Hollicombe 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 7.2℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (S)
Sunday, Mar 26partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 8 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Mar 27cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Mar 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 9.5 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Mar 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Mar 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Mar 31heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SSE)

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

Hollicombe Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Hollicombe Beach is at TORQUAY 2.39 km (1.48 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.

Sat 25 Mar
   Low Tide at 02:07 (Height 0.56m)
   High Tide at 08:40 (Height 5.02m)
   Low Tide at 14:27 (Height 0.70m)
   High Tide at 20:52 (Height 4.82m)
Sun 26 Mar
   Low Tide at 02:40 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 09:08 (Height 4.72m)
   Low Tide at 14:58 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 21:15 (Height 4.60m)
Mon 27 Mar
   Low Tide at 03:12 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 09:33 (Height 4.38m)
   Low Tide at 15:29 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 21:42 (Height 4.33m)
Tue 28 Mar
   Low Tide at 03:44 (Height 1.68m)
   High Tide at 10:02 (Height 4.03m)
   Low Tide at 16:02 (Height 1.95m)
   High Tide at 22:16 (Height 4.04m)
Wed 29 Mar
   Low Tide at 04:27 (Height 2.09m)
   High Tide at 10:43 (Height 3.68m)
   Low Tide at 16:52 (Height 2.33m)
   High Tide at 23:06 (Height 3.75m)
Thu 30 Mar
   Low Tide at 05:37 (Height 2.42m)
   High Tide at 11:51 (Height 3.39m)
   Low Tide at 18:11 (Height 2.57m)
Fri 31 Mar
   High Tide at 00:31 (Height 3.55m)
   Low Tide at 07:05 (Height 2.51m)
   High Tide at 14:21 (Height 3.39m)
   Low Tide at 19:39 (Height 2.54m)

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