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Devon, England

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Broadsands is a beautiful beach in an idyllic rural setting.

Consisting mainly of sand, it's gently slopping gradient and easy access make it a popular choice for families with children or those wishing to distance themselves from amusement arcades. The red sandy beach rests between rock headlands and provides a safe sheltered area with parkland at the rear. The long promenade with its colourful beach huts provides a level walk to both ends of the beach. It's location also positions it as an ideal starting point for scenic coastal walks. Cafe, restaurant, shops, and toilets including disabled facilities are all available close by.

Broadsands is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Saturday 1 April

Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 16mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 6%
Min temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Broadsands is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 10:38 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 4:25 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Recommended holiday cottages near Broadsands

Things to do and see in the area

Greenway (1 miles)
Brixham Battery Heritage Centre (1.5 miles)
Brixham Harbour (1.9 miles)
Golden Hind Museum Ship (1.9 miles)
Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company (2 miles)
Berry Head National Nature Reserve (2.5 miles)
Britannia Royal Naval College (3.6 miles)
Sea Kayak Devon (3.6 miles)
Dartmouth Museum (3.9 miles)
Hockings Dairy Cream Ices (4 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Broadsands, Paignton

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SX896574

Country: England

Local Authority: Torbay

Nearest postcode: TQ4 6HL

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

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