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.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Paignton Sands Beach.
- 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 (Sunday, Mar 07)
Expect a temperature in the range 1.8℃ to 3.6℃ with a wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Mar 08
Expect a temperature in the range 1℃ to 1.8℃ with a wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NNW)
Tuesday, Mar 09
Expect a temperature in the range -0.4℃ to 0.1℃ with a wind speed 1.8 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Mar 10
Expect a temperature in the range 7.1℃ to 7.8℃ with a wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Mar 11
Expect a temperature in the range 9.4℃ to 11.2℃ with a wind speed 13.9 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Mar 12
Expect a temperature in the range 6.8℃ to 7.3℃ with a wind speed 7.8 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Mar 13
Expect a temperature in the range 8.3℃ to 8.9℃ with a wind speed 11.9 m/sec (SW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Paignton Sands Beach in Devon.
In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.