South Sands Beach, Devon



South Sands beach is a sandy beach with fine sands.

Limited parking, shop, cafe, pub, and a ferry is available to take you across the estuary to one of the beaches on the other side of the bay.

We have no dog information for South Sands beach.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for South Sands Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 9 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.


Our weather forecast for Salcombe in Devon

Today (Thursday, May 06)
Expect a temperature in the range 8.2℃ to 11.2℃ with a wind speed 4.1 m/sec (NE)
Friday, May 07
Expect a temperature in the range 4.8℃ to 5.8℃ with a wind speed 4 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, May 08
Expect a temperature in the range 10.3℃ to 12.3℃ with a wind speed 7.6 m/sec (ESE)
Sunday, May 09
Expect a temperature in the range 12.1℃ to 12.4℃ with a wind speed 10.4 m/sec (S)
Monday, May 10
Expect a temperature in the range 9.9℃ to 10.5℃ with a wind speed 8.8 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, May 11
Expect a temperature in the range 8.9℃ to 10℃ with a wind speed 10.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, May 12
Expect a temperature in the range 9.7℃ to 10.1℃ with a wind speed 8 m/sec (SW)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Our tide forecast for South Sands Beach in Devon.

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