Plymouth Hoe East Beach (Devon)
Plymouth Hoe (East) beach has a small pebble section with rocks below Plymouth Hoe low limestone cliffs. The Hoe is a large south facing open public space including a statue of Sir Francis Drake with magnificent views of Plymouth Sound, Drake’s Island, and across the Hamoaze to Mount Edgcumbe in Cornwall.
The name derives from the Anglo-Saxon word Hoe, a sloping ridge shaped like an inverted foot and heel.
Parking, toilets, food
We have no dog information for Plymouth Hoe East beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Plymouth Hoe East Beach.
- Beach Water QualityWater 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.
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