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.
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The tide at Blackpool Sands is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 11:41 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 6:06 PM.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 10.3°CDetailed weather and tides »
Ample parking right by the beach - a charge applies.
Dogs not allowed on the beach two weeks before Easter and until after the October Half Term.
The beach is cleaned daily from March to the end of October.
Daily - 9th July - 4th September
Excellent water quality
32 Newcomen Road (Flat 2)
From £664.50 per week at Coast & Country Cottages
The Beach House
From £599.50 per week at Coast & Country Cottages
From £215.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
From £607.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
From £838.50 per week at Coast & Country Cottages
From £284.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
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)
Radius 7 (370 yards)
All distances are approximate
around 7 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 6 miles north-northeast as the seagull flies, around 10 miles by road.
less than a mile east-northeast as the seagull flies, less than a mile by road.
around 4 miles south-southwest as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
Location: Stoke Fleming
Location type: Rural
OS Grid: SX854478
Local Authority: South Hams
Parish: Stoke Fleming
Nearest postcode: TQ6 0RG
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