"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Gammons Head Beach

A small sandy cove sheltered by the majestic Gammon head.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Salcombe

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX766357


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Gammons Head Beach

  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (3m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (3m)
  • Cookworthy Museum (6m)
  • Blackpool Sands (9m)
  • Dartmouth Pottery (11m)
  • Dartmouth Castle (12m)
  • River Link (12m)
  • Sea Kayak Devon (12m)
  • Dartmouth Museum (12m)
  • Dartmouth Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool (12m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Market Street

Phone 01548 843 927
Email info@salcombeinformation.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 16 January


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 69%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:35 GMT
Low Tide
11:40 GMT
High Tide
17:53 GMT
Low Tide
23:54 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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