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Man Sands

Devon, England

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Man Sands is a secluded bay south of Brixham between Sharkham and Crabrock points.

Only accessible by foot, it is favoured particuarly by coastal walkers following the South West Coast Path. Swimmers should be aware of possible rip currents on the turning high tide.

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


Weather and tides for Sunday 3 December

Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 97%
Min temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 29mph

The tide at Man Sands is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 9:39 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 3:41 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   12.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Man Sands

Things to do and see in the area

Golden Hind Museum Ship (1.8 miles)
Brixham Harbour (1.8 miles)
Coleton Fishacre (1.8 miles)
Brixham Battery Heritage Centre (2.1 miles)
Berry Head National Nature Reserve (2.2 miles)
Greenway (2.7 miles)
Sea Kayak Devon (2.9 miles)
Dartmouth Castle (3 miles)
The Picnic Boat (3 miles)
Hockings Dairy Cream Ices (3 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Higher Brixham,

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SX922534

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: South Hams

Parish: Kingswear

Nearest postcode: TQ5 0AJ

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

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