"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Goodrington Sands Beach

Goodrington is on the south coast of Devon. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 900 metres wide, backed by Goodrington Park gardens.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Torbay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX894593


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Local area map loading...
Larger map

Things to see and do near Goodrington Sands Beach

  • Quaywest (0m)
  • Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (0m)
  • Devon Activities (0m)
  • Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (1m)
  • Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co (1m)
  • Paignton Pier (1m)
  • Kirkham House (1m)
  • Paignton Zoo (1m)
  • Battlefield LIVE Torbay (2m)
  • Wizz Kidz (2m)
  • New Barn Farm Cottages and Angling Centre (3m)
  • Occombe Farm (3m)
  • The Golden Hind at Brixham (3m)
  • The Deep Exhibition (3m)
  • Brixham Heritage Museum (3m)
  • Cockington Country Park (3m)
  • Living Coasts (3m)
  • Cockington Court (3m)
  • Tore Abbey (3m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (3m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (3m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (3m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (3m)
  • Greenway (3m)
  • AMF Torquay (3m)
  • Quasar Torquay (3m)
  • Torquay Museum (3m)
  • Rainbow Funhouse (3m)
  • Play Cafe (3m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (3m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Esplanade

Phone 0844 474 2233

Seasonal opening

Photos are automatically tagged by geographic coordinate proximity and/or are submitted by website visitors, and may not necessarily be specifically of Goodrington Sands Beach.

Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 22 March


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:02 GMT
High Tide
09:18 GMT
Low Tide
15:23 GMT
High Tide
21:41 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.

Five Day Weather and Tides

Nearby coastal places and features

Local area map loading...

Accomodation near Goodrington Sands Beach

Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs


All nearby accomodation

Tell us what you think about Goodrington Sands Beach

A large sandy beach on the 'Devon Riviera' with excellent facilities and the Quaywest Water Park. Often attracts large numbers of visitors. Facilities include the seashore centre. Particularly popular destination for rock pooling at low tide.

SeaBritain.co.uk is a Good Stuff website.