"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bantham Beach

Bantham is at the mouth of the River Avon on the south coast of Devon. It is a fairly remote sandy beach, approximately 550 metres wide, backed by sand dunes.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Kingsbridge

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX663437


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bantham Beach

  • Cookworthy Museum (4m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (6m)
  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (6m)
  • Dartmoor Zoological Park (10m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (10m)
  • Saltram House and Gardens (11m)
  • The Green House Visitor Centre (12m)
  • Plym Valley Railway (12m)
  • Plymouth Ski Centre (13m)
  • Sharpham Vineyard (13m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Quay

Phone 01548 853195
Email advice@kingsbridgeinfo.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 15mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:52 GMT
Low Tide
08:02 GMT
High Tide
14:09 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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A sandy beach on the east side of the mouth of the South Devon Avon. The beach is backed with sand dunes and is popular with surfers.

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