Babbacombe Beach

Babbacombe beach is a private beach located to the east of Torquay, a small sand and shingle beach with rock pools set beneath the cliffs at Babbacombe Downs. The promenade on Babbacombe Downs is known as the highest in England and has spectacular coastal views.

A popular beach for exploring the rock pools, cliffs and walks. Also, popular for diving, fishing and sailing.

Facilities at the beach include cafe/refreshments, disabled facilities, limited parking, promenade, toilets (summer only) and a slipway.

Babbacombe Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Babbacombe Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches at Torquay, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 17℃ to 19℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 16℃ to 18.6℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 15.6℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Aug 22
Expect a temp in the range 18.9℃ to 19.2℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Aug 23
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (WSW)

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

Babbacombe Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Babbacombe Beach is at TORQUAY 2.16 km (1.34 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Wed 17 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:20 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 10:53 (Height 4.58m)
   Low Tide at 16:34 (Height 1.20m)
   High Tide at 22:59 (Height 4.65m)
Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:55 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 11:22 (Height 4.35m)
   Low Tide at 17:10 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 23:27 (Height 4.34m)
Fri 19 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:31 (Height 1.70m)
   High Tide at 11:54 (Height 4.11m)
   Low Tide at 17:49 (Height 1.93m)
   High Tide at 00:02 (Height 4.02m)
Sat 20 Aug
   Low Tide at 06:14 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 12:36 (Height 3.88m)
   Low Tide at 18:43 (Height 2.25m)
   High Tide at 00:52 (Height 3.73m)
Sun 21 Aug
   Low Tide at 07:15 (Height 2.34m)
   High Tide at 13:44 (Height 3.72m)
   Low Tide at 19:54 (Height 2.44m)
Mon 22 Aug
   High Tide at 02:25 (Height 3.56m)
   Low Tide at 08:29 (Height 2.43m)
   High Tide at 15:22 (Height 3.75m)
   Low Tide at 21:16 (Height 2.39m)
Tue 23 Aug
   High Tide at 04:08 (Height 3.66m)
   Low Tide at 09:50 (Height 2.29m)
   High Tide at 16:33 (Height 3.98m)
   Low Tide at 22:35 (Height 2.13m)

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