Broadsands beach is a beautiful sweep of fine red sands, between rocky headlands. This beach is an ideal beach for families with children, the long promenade is lined with colourful beach huts and gives a level walk to both ends of the beach.
This beach is a favoured starting point for coastal walkers.
Facilities at the beach include parking, toilets, food, beach huts, deckchair and pedalo hire.
Devon also has a similarly named beach near Watermouth between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin on Devon’s North Coast, click here for Broadsands beach, Ilfracombe.
Broadsands Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Bovisand Bay beach does not allow dogs in the summer.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Paignton in Devon
Today (Tuesday, Jan 26)
Expect a temperature in the range 8.9℃ to 9.7℃ with a wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 9.3℃ to 9.5℃ with a wind speed 4.7 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Jan 28
Expect a temperature in the range 10.8℃ to 11.3℃ with a wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 29
Expect a temperature in the range 9.2℃ to 9.7℃ with a wind speed 8.6 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jan 30
Expect a temperature in the range 7.1℃ to 9.1℃ with a wind speed 6 m/sec (E)
Sunday, Jan 31
Expect a temperature in the range 0.3℃ to 5.6℃ with a wind speed 2.3 m/sec (N)
Monday, Feb 01
Expect a temperature in the range 7.6℃ to 7.7℃ with a wind speed 8.7 m/sec (WSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Broadsands Beach in Devon.
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