"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Meadfoot - Torbay Beach

A small stretch of shingle beach nestled below an array of spectacular cliffs provides a perfect setting for those who prefer a quieter environment in which to relax. The impressive crescent-shaped Osbourne Hotel overlooks the beach and features a restaurant and bistro open to the public. The split-level promenade backs onto a tree-covered hillside and facilities including, beach huts, lost child centre and deckchair hire make this a popular choice for locals and visitors alike.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Torquay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX931629


Blue Flag Beach

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Things to see and do near Meadfoot - Torbay Beach

  • Rainbow Funhouse (0m)
  • Torquay Museum (1m)
  • AMF Torquay (1m)
  • Quasar Torquay (1m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (1m)
  • Living Coasts (1m)
  • Kents Cavern (1m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (1m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (1m)
  • Play Cafe (1m)
  • Tore Abbey (1m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (2m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (2m)
  • Bygones Victorian Museum (2m)
  • Babbacombe Model Village (2m)
  • Cockington Country Park (2m)
  • Cockington Court (2m)
  • Paignton Pier (3m)
  • Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (3m)
  • Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co (3m)
  • Kirkham House (3m)
  • Devon Activities (3m)
  • Torquay Alpine Ski Club (3m)
  • Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (3m)
  • Quaywest (3m)
  • Occombe Farm (3m)
  • Paignton Zoo (4m)
  • The Golden Hind at Brixham (4m)
  • The Deep Exhibition (4m)
  • Berry Head National Nature Reserve (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
5 Vaughan Parade

Phone 0844 474 2233

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 20 March


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1031
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1031
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1033
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1035
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:26 GMT
High Tide
08:09 GMT
Low Tide
13:47 GMT
High Tide
20:25 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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This sandy beach is situated just to the east of Torquay and south of Babbacombe Bay. In the middle of one of Britain's best known and most popular resort areas. The beach itself is backed by imposing cliffs which provide an ideal vantage point for wildlife observers.

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