"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sidmouth - Jacobs Ladder Beach

Jacobs Ladder is on the south coast of Devon. It is a pebble beach, approximately 490 metres wide, backed by cliffs. A path along the cliff connects the beach to Sidmouth Town beach.

Beach type: Pebbles

Nearest town: Sidmouth

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SY119868


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Things to see and do near Sidmouth - Jacobs Ladder Beach

  • Thorn Golf Centre (2m)
  • Otterton Mill (3m)
  • Bicton Park Gardens (3m)
  • The Donkey Sanctuary (3m)
  • Bicton College of Agriculture College Grounds - Gardens (3m)
  • East Devon Riding Academy (4m)
  • Ark Pottery (4m)
  • Fairlynch Museum (5m)
  • Fairlynch Arts Centre & Museum (5m)
  • Sand (5m)
  • Budleigh Salterton Riding School (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Ham Lane
EX10 8XR

Phone 01395 516 441
Email TICinfo@sidmouth.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 23 April


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 58%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 60%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 62%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
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High Tide
04:24 BST
(03:24 GMT)
Low Tide
10:34 BST
(09:34 GMT)
High Tide
16:56 BST
(15:56 GMT)
Low Tide
22:58 BST
(21:58 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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The beach is formed by a large expanse of legally protected pebbles (it is actually an offence to remove them) in a bay accessed by a slope and steps from Connaught Gardens, or by a level path from the main town beach. The bay is backed by steep cliffs.

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