Thurlestone Sands is the larger of the two Thurlestone sands beaches – fine, shingle sand and sheltered waters. The southern part is also known as South Milton Sands.
This beach is very much the beach that time forgot, a family beach for traditional beach activities and games; just relax and play amongst the rock pools.
Just off the beach is Thurlestone Rock, a natural arc that gives the town its name.
The town itself is full of thatched cottages and behind the beach you have fields and a National Trust nature reserve.
You can occasionally get a south-westerly swell which produces some big surf.
Facilities include car park, cafe, shops, toilets, lifeguards in the summer.
Thurlestone Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
- 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.
Thurlestone Sands Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Thurlestone, Devon
Expect a temp in the range 14.5℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.5℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WSW)
Thurlestone weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Thurlestone Sands Beach tide times.
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