"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bovisand Bay Beach

Bovisand is on the south coast of Devon. It is a remote sandy bay, approximately 100 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs. There is a small stream that flows over the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Plymouth

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX493504

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bovisand Bay Beach

  • Tenpin Plymouth (2m)
  • National Marine Aquarium (2m)
  • Curious About Plymouth (2m)
  • Tinside Lido (2m)
  • West Hoe Park (2m)
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery (2m)
  • ClayArt (2m)
  • Merchant's House Museum (2m)
  • The Green House Visitor Centre (3m)
  • Theatre Royal (3m)
  • Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink (3m)
  • Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery (3m)
  • Barbican Glassworks (3m)
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Park (3m)
  • Antony House (3m)
  • Mount Wise Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Plym Valley Railway (4m)
  • Plymouth Ski Centre (4m)
  • Saltram House and Gardens (5m)
  • Antony Woodland Gardens and Woodland Walk (5m)

Tourist Information

Plymouth (Plymouth Mayflower)
Tourist Information Centre
Plymouth Mayflower Centre
3-5 The Barbican
Plymouth
Devon
England
PL1 2LR

Phone 01752 306 330
Email barbicantic@plymouth.gov.uk
http://www.plymouth.gov.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 7mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 999
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 91%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 999
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:36 GMT
Low Tide
07:48 GMT
High Tide
13:56 GMT
Low Tide
20:24 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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Tell us what you think about Bovisand Bay Beach

The main beach at Bovisand is a sheltered bay of yellow sand with cliffs either side. It is popular with locals and families. There is a large expanse of flat sand when the tide is out, which is ideal for ball games and warms the water with the incoming tide.

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