Broadsands Beach

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 & has a seaside award
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 6 beaches at Paignton, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Broadsands 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 5.1℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Dec 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (NNE)
Sunday, Dec 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Dec 05rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Dec 07fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.6℃ to 1.9℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Dec 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.6℃ to -0.1℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NW)

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

Broadsands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Broadsands Beach is at Greenway Quay 3.32 km (2.06 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 02 Dec
   High Tide at 01:02 (Height 4.01m)
   Low Tide at 07:06 (Height 2.19m)
   High Tide at 13:11 (Height 4.28m)
   Low Tide at 19:54 (Height 1.59m)
Sat 03 Dec
   High Tide at 02:17 (Height 4.13m)
   Low Tide at 08:22 (Height 2.04m)
   High Tide at 14:21 (Height 4.30m)
   Low Tide at 20:55 (Height 1.36m)
Sun 04 Dec
   High Tide at 03:19 (Height 4.32m)
   Low Tide at 09:22 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 15:24 (Height 4.38m)
   Low Tide at 21:45 (Height 1.11m)
Mon 05 Dec
   High Tide at 04:10 (Height 4.52m)
   Low Tide at 10:12 (Height 1.46m)
   High Tide at 16:20 (Height 4.49m)
   Low Tide at 22:31 (Height 0.90m)
Tue 06 Dec
   High Tide at 04:55 (Height 4.67m)
   Low Tide at 10:57 (Height 1.18m)
   High Tide at 17:10 (Height 4.58m)
   Low Tide at 23:13 (Height 0.77m)
Wed 07 Dec
   High Tide at 05:36 (Height 4.77m)
   Low Tide at 11:39 (Height 0.98m)
   High Tide at 17:56 (Height 4.61m)
   Low Tide at 23:53 (Height 0.74m)
Thu 08 Dec
   High Tide at 06:14 (Height 4.80m)
   Low Tide at 12:19 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 18:37 (Height 4.59m)

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