"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Wembury Beach

Wembury is on the south coast of Devon. It is a sand and rock beach resort, approximately 1.1 kilometres wide, backed by cliffs. Many rock pools are exposed at low tide and a stream flows across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Plymouth

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX516484


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Wembury Beach

  • The Green House Visitor Centre (4m)
  • Tenpin Plymouth (4m)
  • National Marine Aquarium (4m)
  • Curious About Plymouth (4m)
  • ClayArt (4m)
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery (4m)
  • Tinside Lido (4m)
  • West Hoe Park (4m)
  • Merchant's House Museum (4m)
  • Theatre Royal (5m)
  • Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery (5m)
  • Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink (5m)
  • Barbican Glassworks (5m)
  • Antony House (5m)
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Park (5m)
  • Saltram House and Gardens (5m)

Tourist Information

Plymouth (Plymouth Mayflower)
Tourist Information Centre
Plymouth Mayflower Centre
3-5 The Barbican

Phone 01752 306 330
Email barbicantic@plymouth.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 20 June


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 100%
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Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 99%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 94%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 88%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 77%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:40 BST
(04:40 GMT)
High Tide
12:10 BST
(11:10 GMT)
Low Tide
18:03 BST
(17:03 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 Wembury Beach

A sandy cove with rockpools which is backed by low cliffs. Located down a quite country lane, this beach is absolutely fantastic for spotting some of the UK's most colourful shore life. Wembury marine centre also hosts rock pool rambles for kids during the Summer.

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