"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

Forecast for Tuesday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Bovisand Bay Beach

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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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