North Sands Beach (Devon)

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  • Information

    North Sands beach can be found to the south of Salcombe between two headlands in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and adjacent to the ruins of Salcombe (Fort Charles) Castle.

    The beach at North Sands is a small beach with fine sand that all but disappears at high tide.

    Limited parking and facilities inculde toilets, shop and cafe.

    North Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. North Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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