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- About Us
Plymouth Hoe (West) beach is not really a beach but just some rocks below Plymouth Hoe low limestone cliffs. The Hoe is a large south facing open public pace 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 West beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Plymouth Hoe West Beach.
- Water Quality
Plymouth Hoe West Beach Bathing 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.
Plymouth Hoe West Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain today, with temperatures peaking at 11°C on Thursday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
6->1171% 87% 9 mph
8:13 am 4:14 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Dec 18th
5->1013% 82% 2 mph
8:13 am 4:15 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Dec 19th
5->1032% 74% 8 mph
8:14 am 4:15 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Dec 20th
9->1132% 83% 9 mph
8:15 am 4:15 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Dec 21st
9->1131% 86% 11 mph
8:15 am 4:16 pmClear throughout the day.Friday, Dec 22nd
5->88% 12% 3 mph
8:16 am 4:16 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Dec 23rd
7->1016% 62% 12 mph
8:16 am 4:17 pmOvercast throughout the day.Sunday, Dec 24th
8->1040% 100% 19 mph
8:16 am 4:17 pm