An unspoilt picturesque cove at the northern end of Start Bay. This crescent of coarse golden sand 2/3 mile long is flanked by steep, wooded cliffs. Very popular with families, it has first aid and lifeguard facilities. Fishing is a favourite activity enjoyed at Blackpool Sands. Stretches of lush countryside add to the beauty of Sands which remains a jewel among the beaches of the South Hams.
Beach type: Coarse sand
Nearest town: Dartmouth
Local authority: Devon County Council
OS Grid Reference: SX855477
Tourist Information Centre
The Engine House
Phone 01803 834224
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Forecast for Wednesday 26 July
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|Wind 2mph, gusting to 6mph.||
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|Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.||
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|Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.||
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Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.
In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.
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