Maidencombe Beach

Maidencombe is a small sandy cove surrounded by red sandstone cliffs and has rock pools at low tide.

Access is down a steep narrow path.

Good access to the coastal paths giving excellent views of the rugged coastline.

Facilities include small pay and display car park, cafe and toilets (summer only).

Maidencombe Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Maidencombe Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Maidencombe Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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

Maidencombe 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 2.3℃ to 5℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Feb 07fog
Expect a temp in the range 0.4℃ to 2.4℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.3℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -0.4℃ to 1.5℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Feb 11partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 12partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (SE)

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

Maidencombe Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Maidencombe Beach is at TORQUAY 4.61 km (2.87 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:15 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 06:40 (Height 4.76m)
   Low Tide at 12:38 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 19:04 (Height 4.53m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:46 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 07:17 (Height 4.80m)
   Low Tide at 13:09 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 19:40 (Height 4.55m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:16 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 07:52 (Height 4.78m)
   Low Tide at 13:38 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 20:15 (Height 4.52m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:45 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 08:25 (Height 4.73m)
   Low Tide at 14:06 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 20:45 (Height 4.46m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:13 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 08:54 (Height 4.65m)
   Low Tide at 14:33 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 21:12 (Height 4.38m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:42 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 09:23 (Height 4.54m)
   Low Tide at 15:03 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 21:39 (Height 4.29m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:15 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 09:53 (Height 4.41m)
   Low Tide at 15:38 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 22:11 (Height 4.18m)

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