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Slapton Sands Monument Beach

Devon, England

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Slapton Sands is a misleading name since it is predominately made up of shingle on a three mile long straight beach.

It is backed by the large freshwater lake of Slapton Ley. A National Nature Reserve.

Slapton Sands Monument Beach is on the South Devon Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

Featured in the Sunday Times best British beaches list.

Sand Shingle

Weather and tides for Monday 2 October

Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 36%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Slapton Sands Monument Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 8:50 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:57 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   16.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Slapton Sands Monument Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Slapton Sands (1.4 miles)
Start Point Lighthouse (2.4 miles)
Blackpool Sands (2.7 miles)
The Kings Arms (3.7 miles)
Wistman's Wood (4.6 miles)
Dartmouth Castle (5.1 miles)
Dartmouth Yacht Club (5.2 miles)
Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle (5.3 miles)
Dart Harbour (5.3 miles)
Greenway Ferry & River Boat Cruises (5.3 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Slapton

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SX829442

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: South Hams

Parish: Slapton

Nearest postcode: TQ7 2QW

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

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