"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hope Cove Beach

Hope Cove is on the South coast of Devon. It is a remote sand and rock beach, approximately 370 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs.

Beach type: sand & rock

Nearest town: Salcombe

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX676396


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Hope Cove Beach

  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (4m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (4m)
  • Cookworthy Museum (5m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (11m)
  • Saltram House and Gardens (13m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Market Street

Phone 01548 843 927
Email info@salcombeinformation.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 11 December


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 977
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 982
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 986
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 991
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:36 GMT
High Tide
11:57 GMT
Low Tide
18:17 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 Hope Cove Beach

A small cove of sand and rocks once used by smugglers and now favoured by families and day trippers. This charming fishing village lies on the Heritage Coastline with the nearby Slapton Ley nature reserve attracting walkers.

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