North Sands beach, Salcombe, Devon
  • Profile

    North Sands Beach 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 9 beaches around Salcombe, 95 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Beach Bathing 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
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 6°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       69%  81%   15 mph
      8:09 am    4:42 pm
    Thursday, Jan 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       36%  41%   11 mph
      8:08 am    4:44 pm

    Friday, Jan 18th
     Rain and windy until afternoon.
       78%  98%   16 mph
      8:07 am    4:45 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
       80%  65%   5 mph
      8:06 am    4:47 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       24%  36%   16 mph
      8:05 am    4:48 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
       0%  14%   9 mph
      8:04 am    4:50 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Windy and foggy in the morning.
       58%  96%   13 mph
      8:03 am    4:52 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       74%  86%   12 mph
      8:02 am    4:53 pm

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