"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Slapton Sands - Torcross Beach

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

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Slapton

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX824418


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Slapton Sands - Torcross Beach

  • Blackpool Sands (4m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (5m)
  • Cookworthy Museum (6m)
  • Dartmouth Pottery (6m)
  • Dartmouth Castle (6m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (6m)
  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (7m)
  • River Link (7m)
  • Sea Kayak Devon (7m)
  • Dartmouth Museum (7m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Market Street

Phone 01548 843 927
Email info@salcombeinformation.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 27 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 52%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 51%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 56%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 63%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:12 BST
(00:12 GMT)
High Tide
07:18 BST
(06:18 GMT)
Low Tide
13:32 BST
(12:32 GMT)
High Tide
19:41 BST
(18:41 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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Small village with pubs, shops and cottages and a long shingle beach.

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