Babbacombe Beach

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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 around Torquay, 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.

Weather


Babbacombe Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Torquay, Devon

Today
Expect a temp in the range 1.6℃ to 2.8℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Feb 01
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Feb 02
Expect a temp in the range 9℃ to 10.2℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 03
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (WSW)


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


Tides

Babbacombe Beach tide times.

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