"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Broadsands Beach

Broadsands is a beautiful beach in an idyllic rural setting. Consisting mainly of sand, it's gently slopping gradient and easy access make it a popular choice for families with children or those wishing to distance themselves from amusement arcades. The red sandy beach rests between rock headlands and provides a safe sheltered area with parkland at the rear. The long promenade with its colourful beach huts provides a level walk to both ends of the beach. It's location also positions it as an ideal starting point for scenic coastal walks. Cafe, restaurant, shops, and toilets including disabled facilities are all available close by.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Paignton

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX897573

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Broadsands Beach

  • Battlefield LIVE Torbay (1m)
  • Quaywest (1m)
  • Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (1m)
  • Devon Activities (1m)
  • Wizz Kidz (1m)
  • Brixham Heritage Museum (2m)
  • The Golden Hind at Brixham (2m)
  • The Deep Exhibition (2m)
  • Greenway (2m)
  • Paignton Zoo (2m)
  • Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (2m)
  • Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co (2m)
  • Paignton Pier (2m)
  • Kirkham House (2m)
  • Berry Head National Nature Reserve (3m)
  • New Barn Farm Cottages and Angling Centre (3m)
  • Occombe Farm (4m)
  • Living Coasts (4m)
  • Dartmouth Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool (4m)
  • Dartmouth Museum (4m)
  • Sea Kayak Devon (4m)
  • Cockington Country Park (4m)
  • River Link (4m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (4m)
  • Cockington Court (4m)
  • Tore Abbey (4m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (4m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (4m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (4m)
  • AMF Torquay (4m)

Tourist Information

Paignton
Tourist Information Centre
The Esplanade
Devon
England
TQ4 6ED

Phone 0844 474 2233
http://www.englishriviera.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 20 July

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:38 BST
(02:38 GMT)
Low Tide
10:02 BST
(09:02 GMT)
High Tide
16:25 BST
(15:25 GMT)
Low Tide
22:40 BST
(21:40 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 Broadsands Beach

Red sandy beach between rock headlands, sheltered, with parkland to the rear. The long promenade is lined with colourful beach huts and gives a level walk to both ends of the beach. Favoured as a starting point for coastal walks. Facilities include a cafe, restaurant, shops, toilets (including disabled).

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