Itinerary

Preston Sands Beach

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 is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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 6 beaches around Paignton, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Preston Sands Beach Photos

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

Today
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Friday, Jul 01
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jul 02
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Jul 03
Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jul 04
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jul 05
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (NW)

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

Preston Sands Beach Tide Times

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