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Salcombe South Sands

Devon, England


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South Sands beach is located near the entrance to Salcombe Harbour in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Estuary is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Nature Reserve. Nestled in a small east facing bay, sheltered from the south westerly breeze and nestled between highcliffs, South Sands is a perfect place to enjoy the beach. The Beach is wide and sandy at low tide, butat high tide the beach is almost completely covered by the rising tide. Ideally located to take full advantage of the excellent sailing, the beach has a regular ferry service to bustling Salcombe.

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

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Weather and tides for Friday 16 November

Today
Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 13%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 16mph

The tide at Salcombe South Sands is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 5:26 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 12:05 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   13.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Salcombe South Sands

Things to do and see in the area

Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk (0.1 miles)
Sea Kayak Salcombe (0.1 miles)
Overbecks Museum and Garden (0.2 miles)
Sea N Shore (0.8 miles)
Salcombe Harbour (0.9 miles)
East Portlemouth & Gara Rock Trail (1 miles)
Whitestrand Boat Hire (1.1 miles)
Salcombe Tourist Information Centre (1.1 miles)
Salcombe Distilling Company (1.2 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Salcombe

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SX728377

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: South Hams

Parish: Salcombe

Nearest postcode: TQ8 8LL

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