"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bovisand Bay Beach

Bovisand is on the south coast of Devon. It is a remote sandy bay, approximately 100 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs. There is a small stream that flows over the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Plymouth

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX493504

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bovisand Bay Beach

  • Tenpin Plymouth (2m)
  • National Marine Aquarium (2m)
  • Curious About Plymouth (2m)
  • Tinside Lido (2m)
  • West Hoe Park (2m)
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery (2m)
  • ClayArt (2m)
  • Merchant's House Museum (2m)
  • The Green House Visitor Centre (3m)
  • Theatre Royal (3m)
  • Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink (3m)
  • Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery (3m)
  • Barbican Glassworks (3m)
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Park (3m)
  • Antony House (3m)
  • Mount Wise Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Plym Valley Railway (4m)
  • Plymouth Ski Centre (4m)
  • Saltram House and Gardens (5m)
  • Antony Woodland Gardens and Woodland Walk (5m)

Tourist Information

Plymouth (Plymouth Mayflower)
Tourist Information Centre
Plymouth Mayflower Centre
3-5 The Barbican
Plymouth
Devon
England
PL1 2LR

Phone 01752 306 330
Email barbicantic@plymouth.gov.uk
http://www.plymouth.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 24 November

06:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 1008
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
N
Pressure 1010
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
N
Pressure 1011
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:07 GMT
High Tide
08:28 GMT
Low Tide
14:31 GMT
High Tide
20:49 GMT

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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Tell us what you think about Bovisand Bay Beach

The main beach at Bovisand is a sheltered bay of yellow sand with cliffs either side. It is popular with locals and families. There is a large expanse of flat sand when the tide is out, which is ideal for ball games and warms the water with the incoming tide.

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