"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sidmouth - Town Beach

Sidmouth Town is on the south coast of Devon. It is a pebble beach, approximately 900 metres wide, with rock groynes backed by the promenade and town. The Sidmouth area extends for five kilometres inland to include Sidford and Sidbury.

Beach type: Pebbles

Nearest town: Sidmouth

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SY127871

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Things to see and do near Sidmouth - Town Beach

  • Thorn Golf Centre (2m)
  • The Donkey Sanctuary (2m)
  • Otterton Mill (3m)
  • Bicton Park Gardens (3m)
  • East Devon Riding Academy (3m)
  • Bicton College of Agriculture College Grounds - Gardens (4m)
  • Ark Pottery (4m)
  • Sand (4m)

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 Tuesday 12 December


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 78%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:18 GMT
Low Tide
06:32 GMT
High Tide
13:49 GMT
Low Tide
19:17 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. At its western end the beach has some lovely rock pools, and cliffs overhang the beach at the eastern end. An esplanade runs along its entire length.

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