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Place Category: Beaches
Hollicombe beach is set below high sandstone cliffs this sheltered red sand beach is a real sun trap and at low tide rock pools are exposed at both ends. This little bay provides the perfect setting to get away from the hustle and bustle of Torquay.
Facilities include street parking, disabled access to beach, slipway and nearest public toilets are at Preston North Green.
Dogs banned during the summer.
Hollicombe Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain on Saturday through Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Thursday.Clear throughout the day.Today's Forecast
11->200% 3% 6 mph
5:15 am 9:09 pmPartly cloudy overnight.Friday, May 26th
11->180% 8% 11 mph
5:14 am 9:10 pmLight rain until afternoon.Saturday, May 27th
12->1954% 62% 4 mph
5:13 am 9:12 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
9->192% 63% 2 mph
5:12 am 9:13 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Monday, May 29th
13->1968% 77% 7 mph
5:11 am 9:14 pmLight rain in the morning.Tuesday, May 30th
12->1966% 56% 9 mph
5:10 am 9:15 pmClear throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
10->180% 2% 5 mph
5:10 am 9:16 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Thursday, Jun 1st
12->161% 14% 6 mph
5:09 am 9:17 pm
Hollicombe Beach Tide Times
Hollicombe 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area