"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Babbacombe Bay Beach

Babbacombe is on the south coast of Devon. It is a sand and pebble beach, approximately 500 metres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Torquay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX930653

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Babbacombe Bay Beach

  • Babbacombe Model Village (1m)
  • Bygones Victorian Museum (1m)
  • Kents Cavern (1m)
  • Torquay Museum (1m)
  • Rainbow Funhouse (1m)
  • AMF Torquay (1m)
  • Quasar Torquay (1m)
  • Play Cafe (1m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (1m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (1m)
  • Living Coasts (2m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (2m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (2m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (2m)
  • Tore Abbey (2m)
  • Torquay Alpine Ski Club (2m)
  • Cockington Country Park (2m)
  • Cockington Court (3m)
  • Plant World (3m)
  • Paignton Pier (4m)
  • Occombe Farm (4m)
  • Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (4m)
  • Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co (4m)
  • Kirkham House (4m)
  • Shaldon Wildlife Trust (4m)
  • Devon Activities (4m)
  • Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (4m)
  • Quaywest (4m)
  • The Den (5m)
  • Shaldon Zoo (5m)

Tourist Information

Torquay
Tourist Information Centre
5 Vaughan Parade
Devon
England
TQ2 5JG

Phone 0844 474 2233
http://www.englisriviera.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 68%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 999
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 999
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 998
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:20 GMT
Low Tide
08:07 GMT
High Tide
14:39 GMT
Low Tide
20:42 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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Torquay and the surrounding area is one of Britain's most popular seaside destinations. Noted for its relatively mild climate abundant palm trees and subtropical vegetation. The area has benefited enormously from a campaign to market it as 'The English Riviera'.

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