"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Blackpool Sands Beach

An unspoilt picturesque cove at the northern end of Start Bay. This crescent of coarse golden sand 2/3 mile long is flanked by steep, wooded cliffs. Very popular with families, it has first aid and lifeguard facilities. Fishing is a favourite activity enjoyed at Blackpool Sands. Stretches of lush countryside add to the beauty of Sands which remains a jewel among the beaches of the South Hams.

Beach type: Coarse sand

Nearest town: Dartmouth

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX855477

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Blackpool Sands Beach

  • Blackpool Sands (0m)
  • Dartmouth Pottery (2m)
  • Dartmouth Castle (2m)
  • River Link (3m)
  • Sea Kayak Devon (3m)
  • Dartmouth Museum (3m)
  • Dartmouth Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (4m)
  • Greenway (5m)

Tourist Information

Dartmouth
Tourist Information Centre
The Engine House
Mayor's Avenue
Devon
England
TQ6 9YY

Phone 01803 834224
Email holidays@discoverdartmouth.com
http://www.discoverdartmouth.com/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 23 October

06:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 23%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 24%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:30 BST
(01:30 GMT)
High Tide
08:46 BST
(07:46 GMT)
Low Tide
14:44 BST
(13:44 GMT)
High Tide
20:59 BST
(19:59 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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Blackpool Sands is a crescent shaped stretch of coarse golden sands surrounded by green fields, magnificent pines, craggy cliffs and a turquoise blue sea. The beach is popular among families with small children.

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