"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandy Bay Beach

This half mile curved beach offers sheltered and inviting sands ideal for a family getaway. Lifeguards are on patrol during the summers months and the gentle access to the sea makes this beach perfect for bathers and a wide variety of water sports. Sandy Bay Beach is privately owned and access is gained via Littleham Village and through Devon Cliffs Holiday Park. Ample parking is available, together with a shop and tempting restaurant. There are many rockpools and secret hideaways to discover - making this the perfect spot for a full family day out.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Exmouth

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SY034797

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandy Bay Beach

  • World of Country Life (1m)
  • Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre (1m)
  • The Great Exmouth 'OO' Model Railway (2m)
  • Coast Complex (2m)
  • Exmouth Museum (2m)
  • Budleigh Salterton Riding School (2m)
  • Sams Funhouse (2m)
  • Fairlynch Arts Centre & Museum (2m)
  • Fairlynch Museum (2m)
  • Stuart Line Cruises & Boat Trips (2m)
  • A La Ronde (3m)
  • Otterton Mill (4m)
  • Bicton Park Gardens (5m)
  • Bicton College of Agriculture College Grounds - Gardens (5m)
  • Powderham Castle (5m)
  • The Monkey House (5m)

Tourist Information

Exmouth
Tourist Information Centre
Travelworld
3 Rolle Street
Devon
England
EX8 1HL

Phone 01395 222299
Email info@exmouth-guide.co.uk
http://www.exmouth-guide.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:06 BST
(01:06 GMT)
Low Tide
08:04 BST
(07:04 GMT)
High Tide
14:41 BST
(13:41 GMT)
Low Tide
20:47 BST
(19:47 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 Sandy Bay Beach

A sandy beach backed by high cliffs; part of a long strip of sand which at low tide is connected all the way to Exmouth. Closed in the winter and can get very crowded in the summer. Nearby Orcombe rocks is a heritage site and a famous spot for fossil hunting. Home to the massive Devon Cliffs Holiday Park.

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