Challaborough Beach

Challaborough beach, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Challaborough beach is a popular family and surfing beach offering a predominantly left-hand point break. It has a horseshoe shaped bay with a sand bar protecting the entrance and is split by a small stream. The beach has views of Burgh Island.

    Popular with for diving with several wrecks along the nearby coastline.

    Facilities include disabled access, slipways and lifeguards patrol most of the year.

    Challaborough Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs are banned from the beach during the summer months.

  • Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Wednesday through Monday, with temperatures falling to 11°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    6
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    15
       2%  67%   7 mph
      6:05 am    8:24 pm
    Tuesday, Apr 25th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    4
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    12
       9%  24%   12 mph
      6:03 am    8:26 pm

    Wednesday, Apr 26th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    4
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    12
       50%  18%   9 mph
      6:01 am    8:27 pm
    Thursday, Apr 27th
     Drizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    4
    -> 
    13
       44%  41%   7 mph
      5:59 am    8:29 pm

    Friday, Apr 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    5
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    13
       9%  41%   7 mph
      5:57 am    8:30 pm
    Saturday, Apr 29th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    3
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    14
       11%  26%   10 mph
      5:55 am    8:32 pm

    Sunday, Apr 30th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    4
    -> 
    12
       52%  65%   10 mph
      5:53 am    8:34 pm
    Monday, May 1st
     Drizzle until evening.
     
    3
    -> 
    11
       46%  29%   8 mph
      5:52 am    8:35 pm

    Tide Times

    No tide times available.

  • Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:

    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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