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.

Oddicombe Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Jun 03clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (NE)
Sunday, Jun 04clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Jun 05clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Jun 06clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Jun 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Jun 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NE)

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, helping you to plan the best time to visit Oddicombe Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 02 Jun
   High Tide at 04:34 (Height 4.43m)
   Low Tide at 10:25 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 17:02 (Height 4.52m)
   Low Tide at 22:47 (Height 1.29m)
Sat 03 Jun
   High Tide at 05:22 (Height 4.57m)
   Low Tide at 11:10 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 17:45 (Height 4.69m)
   Low Tide at 23:32 (Height 1.11m)
Sun 04 Jun
   High Tide at 06:08 (Height 4.67m)
   Low Tide at 11:53 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 18:28 (Height 4.82m)
Mon 05 Jun
   Low Tide at 00:15 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 06:55 (Height 4.72m)
   Low Tide at 12:35 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 19:12 (Height 4.90m)
Tue 06 Jun
   Low Tide at 00:58 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 07:41 (Height 4.70m)
   Low Tide at 13:19 (Height 1.08m)
   High Tide at 19:57 (Height 4.91m)
Wed 07 Jun
   Low Tide at 01:46 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 08:29 (Height 4.62m)
   Low Tide at 14:08 (Height 1.18m)
   High Tide at 20:42 (Height 4.85m)
Thu 08 Jun
   Low Tide at 02:36 (Height 1.10m)
   High Tide at 09:19 (Height 4.49m)
   Low Tide at 14:57 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 21:32 (Height 4.73m)

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