Preston Sands Beach (Devon)

Preston Sands  beach is a red sandy beach and at low tide you will find rock pools at the northern end. Further along it joins Paignton promenade and Paignton Sands that stretches right along the front to Paignton Harbour.

Facilities include parking, toilets, disabled visitors’ facilities with disabled access to beach, cafe/restaurant, beach huts, deckchair hire, slipway, promenade and pier.

Preston Sands Beach has dog restrictions. Preston Sands, dogs banned during the summer but exercise area provided.

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.

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.

Our weather forecast for Paignton in Devon

Today (Sunday, Mar 07)

Expect a temperature in the range 2℃ to 4.4℃ with a wind speed 3.5 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 Preston Sands Beach in Devon.

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