"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Maidencombe - Torbay Beach

Maidencombe is on the south coast of Devon. It is a remote sandy beach, approximately 1.1 kilometres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Torquay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX928684

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Maidencombe - Torbay Beach

  • Babbacombe Model Village (2m)
  • Bygones Victorian Museum (2m)
  • Torquay Alpine Ski Club (2m)
  • Shaldon Wildlife Trust (2m)
  • Plant World (2m)
  • Kents Cavern (3m)
  • Play Cafe (3m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (3m)
  • The Den (3m)
  • Shaldon Zoo (3m)
  • Teignmouth Museum (3m)
  • Torquay Museum (3m)
  • Rainbow Funhouse (3m)
  • Teignmouth Lido (3m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (3m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (3m)
  • AMF Torquay (3m)
  • Quasar Torquay (3m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (3m)
  • Tore Abbey (3m)
  • Jacks Patch Nursery and Garden Centre (3m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (3m)
  • Living Coasts (3m)
  • Cockington Country Park (4m)
  • Cockington Court (4m)
  • Decoy Country Park (4m)
  • Tuckers Maltings (4m)
  • Tumbling Teds Playhouse (4m)
  • Bear Feet Playcentre (4m)
  • Abbot Pottery (5m)

Tourist Information

Shaldon
Tourist Information
Shaldon Car Park
Ness Drive
Devon
England
TQ14 0HP

Phone 01626 873723
http://www.shaldon-village.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 21 September

06:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1012
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:21 BST
(00:21 GMT)
High Tide
07:51 BST
(06:51 GMT)
Low Tide
13:37 BST
(12:37 GMT)
High Tide
20:03 BST
(19:03 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 Maidencombe - Torbay Beach

Part of the 'English Riviera' because of a mild climate, abundant palm trees and other subtropical vegetation. Babbacombe Bay to the north of Torquay is particularly favoured with several attractive sandy beaches with usually high water quality standards.

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