Paignton Sands Beach

Paignton Sands is ideal for families as the beach has a shallow sea ideal for paddling.

Behind the sands and the promenade is Paignton Green, a broad sweep of grass that stretches right down to the harbour and is ideal if you want to come of the beach for a picnic.

Full facilities of Paignton with variety of amusements, pier and choice of shops and cafes and pedalos/boat hire.

Paignton Sands Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Paignton Sands Beach.

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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Paignton Sands 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 6.2℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Feb 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Feb 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.5℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Feb 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (SSW)

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

Paignton Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Paignton Sands Beach is at TORQUAY 3.93 km (2.44 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.

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)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 05:23 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 11:26 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 17:48 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 23:39 (Height 1.52m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 06:02 (Height 4.66m)
   Low Tide at 12:05 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 18:27 (Height 4.46m)
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)

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