Babbacombe Beach

Babbacombe beach, Torquay, Devon

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Babbacombe beach is a small beach (sand and shingle) with rock pools set beneath the cliffs at Babbacombe Downs and is operated by a private company. The promenade on Babbacombe Downs is known as the highest in England and has spectacular views.

    Popular exploring the rock pools, cliffs and walks.

    Popular for diving, fishing and sailing.

    Cafe/Refreshments, disabled facilities, limited parking, promenade, toilets (summer only), slipway.

    We have no dog information for Babbacombe beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Babbacombe Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Torquay, 95 beaches in Devon, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Babbacombe Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Tuesday, with temperatures peaking at 19°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Drizzle in the morning.
     
    12
    -> 
    19
       55%  36%   6 mph
      5:13 am    9:12 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    8
    -> 
    17
       66%  69%   5 mph
      5:12 am    9:13 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    19
       58%  75%   8 mph
      5:11 am    9:14 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
    9
    -> 
    18
       25%  52%   9 mph
      5:10 am    9:15 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    8
    -> 
    18
       0%  39%   4 mph
      5:09 am    9:16 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    17
       0%  36%   5 mph
      5:08 am    9:17 pm

    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    18
       13%  47%   7 mph
      5:08 am    9:18 pm
    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    16
       16%  42%   9 mph
      5:07 am    9:19 pm

  • Babbacombe Beach Tide Times

     

  • Babbacombe 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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