Oddicombe Beach (Devon)

Oddicombe is a shingle beach at the bottom of red sandstone cliffs.

The cliff top has magnificent views across the bay and to get down to the beach you will need the steep path or the cliff railway.

Facilities include promenade, Babbacombe Cliff Railway, cafe, beach huts, toilets (summer only), beach shower, disabled visitors’ facilities, deckchair and boat hire.

Oddicombe Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Oddicombe Beach has dog restrictions. Oddicombe beach, No dogs in the summer.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Torquay, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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 Torquay in Devon

Today (Sunday, Jan 17)

Expect a temperature in the range 5.6℃ to 8.2℃ with a wind speed 4.4 m/sec (NW)

Monday, Jan 18

Expect a temperature in the range 3.9℃ to 4.7℃ with a wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WSW)

Tuesday, Jan 19

Expect a temperature in the range 10℃ to 10.7℃ with a wind speed 8 m/sec (WSW)

Wednesday, Jan 20

Expect a temperature in the range 10.3℃ to 10.7℃ with a wind speed 9 m/sec (SW)

Thursday, Jan 21

Expect a temperature in the range 4.7℃ to 5.7℃ with a wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WNW)

Friday, Jan 22

Expect a temperature in the range 3.6℃ to 4℃ with a wind speed 4.2 m/sec (W)

Saturday, Jan 23

Expect a temperature in the range 2.1℃ to 3.2℃ with a wind speed 1.9 m/sec (WSW)

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


Our tide forecast for Oddicombe Beach in Devon.

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