"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Slapton Sands - Monument Beach

Slapton Sands Monument is on the south coast of Devon. It is a shingle beach, approximately one kilometre wide, backed by Slapton Ley Nature Reserve.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Dartmouth

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX830442

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Slapton Sands - Monument Beach

  • Blackpool Sands (3m)
  • Dartmouth Pottery (5m)
  • Dartmouth Castle (5m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (5m)
  • River Link (5m)
  • Sea Kayak Devon (5m)
  • Dartmouth Museum (5m)
  • Dartmouth Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool (5m)
  • Cookworthy Museum (6m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (6m)

Tourist Information

Dartmouth
Tourist Information Centre
The Engine House
Mayor's Avenue
Devon
England
TQ6 9YY

Phone 01803 834224
Email holidays@discoverdartmouth.com
http://www.discoverdartmouth.com/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 26 May

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1015
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:57 BST
(05:57 GMT)
Low Tide
13:13 BST
(12:13 GMT)
High Tide
19:20 BST
(18:20 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 Slapton Sands - Monument Beach

Slapton Sands is a misleading name since it is predominately made up of shingle on a three mile long straight beach. It is backed by the large freshwater lake of Slapton Ley. A National Nature Reserve.

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