Preston Sands Beach

Preston Sands beach, Paignton, Devon

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Preston Sands  beach is a red sandy beach and at low tide you will find rock pools at the northern end. Further along it joins Paignton promenade and Paignton Sands that stretches right along the front to Paignton Harbour.

    Facilities include parking, toilets, disabled visitors’ facilities with disabled access to beach, cafe/restaurant, beach huts, deckchair hire, slipway, promenade and pier.

    Preston Sands Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs banned during the summer but exercise area provided.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Paignton, 95 beaches in Devon, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Preston Sands Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Saturday through Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    20
       0%  3%   5 mph
      5:15 am    9:09 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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    19
       0%  4%   11 mph
      5:14 am    9:10 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
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       51%  63%   5 mph
      5:13 am    9:12 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    9
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    19
       1%  67%   2 mph
      5:12 am    9:13 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    13
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    19
       68%  80%   7 mph
      5:11 am    9:14 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    12
    -> 
    19
       66%  56%   9 mph
      5:10 am    9:15 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    10
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    18
       0%  2%   5 mph
      5:10 am    9:16 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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    16
       1%  14%   6 mph
      5:09 am    9:17 pm

  • Preston Sands Beach Tide Times

     

  • Preston Sands Beach Water quality

    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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