"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Slapton Sands - Torcross Beach

Slapton Sands Torcross is on the south coast of Devon. It is a remote shingle beach, approximately one kilometre wide, backed by Slapton Ley Nature Reserve.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Slapton

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX824418


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Slapton Sands - Torcross Beach

  • Blackpool Sands (4m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (5m)
  • Cookworthy Museum (6m)
  • Dartmouth Pottery (6m)
  • Dartmouth Castle (6m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (6m)
  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (7m)
  • River Link (7m)
  • Sea Kayak Devon (7m)
  • Dartmouth Museum (7m)

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 Wednesday 13 December


Chance of rain 81%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 22%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:17 GMT
Low Tide
08:00 GMT
High Tide
14:31 GMT
Low Tide
20:38 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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Small village with pubs, shops and cottages and a long shingle beach.

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