Oddicombe Beach

Oddicombe is a shingle beach at the bottom of red sandstone cliffs.

The cliff top has magnificent views across the bay and to get down to the beach you will need the steep path or the cliff railway.

Facilities include promenade, Babbacombe Cliff Railway, cafe, beach huts, toilets (summer only), beach shower, disabled visitors’ facilities, deckchair and boat hire.

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

Dog Friendly Beach?

Oddicombe Beach has dog restrictions.
Oddicombe beach, dogs banned 1st May to 30th 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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Oddicombe 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 -0.1℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NNW)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 0.3℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (W)
Monday, Jan 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Feb 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (WNW)

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

Oddicombe Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Oddicombe Beach is at TORQUAY 2.31 km (1.43 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:22 (Height 1.41m)
   High Tide at 11:01 (Height 4.56m)
   Low Tide at 16:51 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 23:24 (Height 4.21m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:07 (Height 1.75m)
   High Tide at 11:44 (Height 4.23m)
   Low Tide at 17:38 (Height 1.87m)
Mon 30 Jan
   High Tide at 00:12 (Height 3.97m)
   Low Tide at 06:02 (Height 2.07m)
   High Tide at 12:41 (Height 3.93m)
   Low Tide at 18:35 (Height 2.16m)
Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 01:19 (Height 3.82m)
   Low Tide at 07:09 (Height 2.28m)
   High Tide at 14:00 (Height 3.77m)
   Low Tide at 19:47 (Height 2.29m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 02:37 (Height 3.83m)
   Low Tide at 08:34 (Height 2.28m)
   High Tide at 15:15 (Height 3.79m)
   Low Tide at 21:08 (Height 2.21m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 03:43 (Height 4.01m)
   Low Tide at 09:50 (Height 2.08m)
   High Tide at 16:16 (Height 3.95m)
   Low Tide at 22:12 (Height 1.98m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 04:37 (Height 4.25m)
   Low Tide at 10:43 (Height 1.81m)
   High Tide at 17:06 (Height 4.15m)
   Low Tide at 22:59 (Height 1.73m)

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