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Blackpool Sands

Devon, England

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An unspoilt picturesque cove at the northern end of Start Bay.

This crescent of coarse golden sand 2/3 mile long is flanked by steep, wooded cliffs. Very popular with families, it has first aid and lifeguard facilities. Fishing is a favourite activity enjoyed at Blackpool Sands. Stretches of lush countryside add to the beauty of Sands which remains a jewel among the beaches of the South Hams.

Blackpool Sands is on the South Devon Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Tuesday 18 June

Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Blackpool Sands is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 10:05 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 4:39 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   14.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Blackpool Sands

Things to do and see in the area

The Kings Arms (1 miles)
Wistman's Wood (1.9 miles)
Dartmouth Castle (2.4 miles)
Dartmouth Yacht Club (2.5 miles)
Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle (2.5 miles)
Dart Harbour (2.5 miles)
Greenway Ferry & River Boat Cruises (2.6 miles)
Dartmouth Museum (2.6 miles)
Hockings Dairy Cream Ices (2.6 miles)

Places to eat near Blackpool Sands

Radius 7 (370 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Stoke Fleming

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SX854478

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: South Hams

Parish: Stoke Fleming

Nearest postcode: TQ6 0RG

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Visitor information for Blackpool Sands, Devon, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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