"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hollicombe Beach

Hollicombe is on the south coast of Devon. It is a sandy beach with rockpools, approximately 400 metres wide, backed by cliffs. A stream flows across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Torbay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX898620


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Hollicombe Beach

  • Paignton Pier (1m)
  • Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (1m)
  • Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co (1m)
  • Kirkham House (1m)
  • Cockington Country Park (1m)
  • Tore Abbey (1m)
  • Cockington Court (1m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (1m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (1m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (1m)
  • Living Coasts (1m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (2m)
  • Occombe Farm (2m)
  • Devon Activities (2m)
  • AMF Torquay (2m)
  • Quasar Torquay (2m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (2m)
  • Play Cafe (2m)
  • Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (2m)
  • Quaywest (2m)
  • Torquay Museum (2m)
  • Rainbow Funhouse (2m)
  • Paignton Zoo (2m)
  • Kents Cavern (3m)
  • Bygones Victorian Museum (3m)
  • Babbacombe Model Village (3m)
  • New Barn Farm Cottages and Angling Centre (3m)
  • Torquay Alpine Ski Club (3m)
  • Battlefield LIVE Torbay (4m)
  • Berry Pomeroy Castle (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Esplanade

Phone 0844 474 2233

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 22 March


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:35 GMT
High Tide
09:19 GMT
Low Tide
14:58 GMT
High Tide
21:34 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 Hollicombe Beach

A quiet sandy beach surrounded by rocks with some interesting rock-pools. parking is 1 mile from the beach.

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