"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Dartmouth Castle and Sugary Cove Beach

Dartmouth Castle and Sugary Cove is at the mouth of the River Dart on the south coast of Devon. It is a sand and shingle beach, approximately 60 metres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Dartmouth

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX886501


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Dartmouth Castle and Sugary Cove Beach

  • Dartmouth Castle (0m)
  • Dartmouth Pottery (0m)
  • River Link (1m)
  • Sea Kayak Devon (1m)
  • Dartmouth Museum (1m)
  • Dartmouth Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool (1m)
  • Blackpool Sands (2m)
  • Greenway (3m)
  • Battlefield LIVE Torbay (4m)
  • Wizz Kidz (4m)
  • Brixham Heritage Museum (4m)
  • The Deep Exhibition (5m)
  • The Golden Hind at Brixham (5m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (5m)
  • Berry Head National Nature Reserve (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Engine House
Mayor's Avenue

Phone 01803 834224
Email holidays@discoverdartmouth.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 November


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:50 GMT
High Tide
08:26 GMT
Low Tide
14:09 GMT
High Tide
20:43 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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A sand and shingle cove on the mouth of the river Dart, overlooked by the historic Dartmouth castle.

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