"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Paignton - Preston Sands Beach

Paignton Preston Sands is on the south coast of Devon. It is a sandy beach, approximately 800 metres wide, backed by a large town green.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Torbay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX897617

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Paignton - Preston Sands Beach

  • Paignton Pier (1m)
  • Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (1m)
  • Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co (1m)
  • Kirkham House (1m)
  • Cockington Country Park (1m)
  • Devon Activities (1m)
  • Cockington Court (1m)
  • Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (1m)
  • Quaywest (1m)
  • Tore Abbey (1m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (1m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (2m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (2m)
  • Living Coasts (2m)
  • Occombe Farm (2m)
  • Paignton Zoo (2m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (2m)
  • AMF Torquay (2m)
  • Quasar Torquay (2m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (2m)
  • Play Cafe (2m)
  • Torquay Museum (2m)
  • Rainbow Funhouse (2m)
  • Kents Cavern (3m)
  • New Barn Farm Cottages and Angling Centre (3m)
  • Bygones Victorian Museum (3m)
  • Babbacombe Model Village (3m)
  • Torquay Alpine Ski Club (3m)
  • Battlefield LIVE Torbay (3m)
  • Berry Pomeroy Castle (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 27 June

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
ENE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
SE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:59 BST
(01:59 GMT)
High Tide
09:40 BST
(08:40 GMT)
Low Tide
15:20 BST
(14:20 GMT)
High Tide
21:52 BST
(20:52 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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A very popular stretch of beach to the north of Paignton sands. lined with colourful beach huts.

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