"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Putsborough Sands Beach

Putsborough is south of Woolacombe on the north coast of Devon. It is a large sandy beach resort, approximately 780 metres wide, backed by sandy hills.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Croyde

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS448407


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Putsborough Sands Beach

  • Roylands Riding Stables (1m)
  • Home House Country Restaurant (1m)
  • Cascades Tropical Adventure Pool (2m)
  • Woolacombe Riding Stables (2m)
  • Mortehoe Museum (3m)
  • Once Upon A Time (3m)
  • Braunton Burrows (4m)
  • Braunton and District Museum (4m)
  • Elliott Gallery (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Esplanade
EX34 7DL

Phone 01271 870 553
Email info@woolacombetourism.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 68%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 16mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:08 GMT
Low Tide
08:30 GMT
High Tide
14:35 GMT
Low Tide
21:11 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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Three miles of golden sands stretching north towards Woolacombe and Morte Point and south towards Baggy Point. This beach provides superb bathing on the Atlantic coast and there is excellent surfing situated within the two headlands.

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