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Place Category: Beaches
Hollicombe beach is set below high sandstone cliffs this sheltered red sand beach is a real sun trap and at low tide rock pools are exposed at both ends. This little bay provides the perfect setting to get away from the hustle and bustle of Torquay.
Facilities include street parking, disabled access to beach, slipway and nearest public toilets are at Preston North Green.
Dogs banned during the summer.
Hollicombe Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Wednesday.Light rain until afternoon.Today's Forecast
12->1727% 56% 5 mph
7:04 am 7:10 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Sep 25th
12->194% 49% 11 mph
7:06 am 7:07 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Sep 26th
10->173% 61% 1 mph
7:07 am 7:05 pmRain in the morning and afternoon.Wednesday, Sep 27th
12->1656% 83% 13 mph
7:09 am 7:03 pmLight rain starting in the evening.Thursday, Sep 28th
12->1724% 78% 5 mph
7:11 am 7:01 pmLight rain until evening.Friday, Sep 29th
12->1730% 89% 8 mph
7:12 am 6:58 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Saturday, Sep 30th
11->1719% 24% 5 mph
7:14 am 6:56 pmRain until evening and breezy in the morning.Sunday, Oct 1st
13->1770% 72% 15 mph
7:15 am 6:54 pm
Hollicombe Beach Tide Times
Hollicombe 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area