"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Thurlestone - North Beach

Thurlestone North is on the south coast of Devon. It is a remote sandy beach, approximately 250 metres wide, backed by sand dunes. Rock pools are exposed at low tide. There is a stream flowing across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Coarse Sand

Nearest town: Thurlestone

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX674420


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Thurlestone - North Beach

  • Cookworthy Museum (4m)
  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (4m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (4m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (10m)
  • Saltram House and Gardens (12m)
  • Plym Valley Railway (13m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Quay

Phone 01548 853195
Email advice@kingsbridgeinfo.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:52 GMT
Low Tide
08:02 GMT
High Tide
14:09 GMT
Low Tide
20:38 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 Thurlestone - North Beach

These two beaches are set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Coarse sand with rocky outcrops and plenty of rock pools to explore at low tide. The most prominent feature is the famous Thurlstone Rock, best seen at high tide.

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