"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Broadsands Beach

Broadsands is a beautiful beach in an idyllic rural setting. Consisting mainly of sand, it's gently slopping gradient and easy access make it a popular choice for families with children or those wishing to distance themselves from amusement arcades. The red sandy beach rests between rock headlands and provides a safe sheltered area with parkland at the rear. The long promenade with its colourful beach huts provides a level walk to both ends of the beach. It's location also positions it as an ideal starting point for scenic coastal walks. Cafe, restaurant, shops, and toilets including disabled facilities are all available close by.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Paignton

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX897573

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Broadsands Beach

  • Battlefield LIVE Torbay (1m)
  • Quaywest (1m)
  • Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (1m)
  • Devon Activities (1m)
  • Wizz Kidz (1m)
  • Brixham Heritage Museum (2m)
  • The Golden Hind at Brixham (2m)
  • The Deep Exhibition (2m)
  • Greenway (2m)
  • Paignton Zoo (2m)
  • Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (2m)
  • Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co (2m)
  • Paignton Pier (2m)
  • Kirkham House (2m)
  • Berry Head National Nature Reserve (3m)
  • New Barn Farm Cottages and Angling Centre (3m)
  • Occombe Farm (4m)
  • Living Coasts (4m)
  • Dartmouth Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool (4m)
  • Dartmouth Museum (4m)
  • Sea Kayak Devon (4m)
  • Cockington Country Park (4m)
  • River Link (4m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (4m)
  • Cockington Court (4m)
  • Tore Abbey (4m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (4m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (4m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (4m)
  • AMF Torquay (4m)

Tourist Information

Paignton
Tourist Information Centre
The Esplanade
Devon
England
TQ4 6ED

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 26 September

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
E
Pressure 1022
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:16 BST
(03:16 GMT)
High Tide
10:45 BST
(09:45 GMT)
Low Tide
16:30 BST
(15:30 GMT)
High Tide
23:02 BST
(22:02 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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Red sandy beach between rock headlands, sheltered, with parkland to the rear. The long promenade is lined with colourful beach huts and gives a level walk to both ends of the beach. Favoured as a starting point for coastal walks. Facilities include a cafe, restaurant, shops, toilets (including disabled).

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