"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Watcombe Beach

Watcombe is on the south coast of Devon. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 700 metres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Torquay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX927672

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Watcombe Beach

  • Babbacombe Model Village (1m)
  • Bygones Victorian Museum (1m)
  • Torquay Alpine Ski Club (2m)
  • Kents Cavern (2m)
  • Play Cafe (2m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (2m)
  • Torquay Museum (2m)
  • Rainbow Funhouse (2m)
  • AMF Torquay (2m)
  • Quasar Torquay (2m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (2m)
  • The Riviera International Centre (2m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (2m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (2m)
  • Tore Abbey (2m)
  • Plant World (3m)
  • Living Coasts (3m)
  • Shaldon Wildlife Trust (3m)
  • Cockington Country Park (3m)
  • Cockington Court (3m)
  • The Den (3m)
  • Shaldon Zoo (4m)
  • Teignmouth Museum (4m)
  • Teignmouth Lido (4m)
  • Jacks Patch Nursery and Garden Centre (4m)
  • Decoy Country Park (4m)
  • Occombe Farm (4m)
  • Paignton Pier (4m)
  • Tuckers Maltings (5m)
  • Kirkham House (5m)

Tourist Information

Torquay
Tourist Information Centre
5 Vaughan Parade
Devon
England
TQ2 5JG

Phone 0844 474 2233
http://www.englisriviera.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 28 May

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 76%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1018
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1015
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:23 BST
(01:23 GMT)
High Tide
09:03 BST
(08:03 GMT)
Low Tide
14:46 BST
(13:46 GMT)
High Tide
21:19 BST
(20:19 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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A small sandy cove set to the north of Torquay in Babbacombe bay.

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