Bovisand Bay Beach (Devon)

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  • Information

    Bovisand Bay beach is a sheltered sandy bay with cliffs on either side. Popular with locals and visiting families with a large expanse of sand for ball games at low tide.

    The beach is situated in a valley with a holiday park on the coast path not too far from Plymouth

    Surfing beach that does not get too busy but the best time is in the winter.

    Facilities at the beach are above the beach on the north side and include car parking, toilets, cafe/shop.

    Bovisand Bay Beach has dog restrictions. No dogs April to October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Plymouth, 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

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