Broadsands Beach (Devon)

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  • Information

    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.

    Broadsands Beach has dog restrictions. Bovisand Bay beach does not allow dogs in the summer.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Paignton, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • 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.
  • Tides
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Paignton in Devon is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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