"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

Forecast for Thursday 18 October

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNE
Pressure 1027
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NE
Pressure 1027
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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