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Paignton Preston Sands

(Paignton North Beach)

Devon, England

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Paignton Preston Sands is on the south coast of Devon.

It is a sandy beach, approximately 800 metres wide, backed by a large town green.

Paignton Preston Sands is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Wednesday 28 February

Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 86%
Min temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Paignton Preston Sands is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 8:28 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:08 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   10°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Paignton Preston Sands

Things to do and see in the area

Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company (0.8 miles)
Cockington (1.4 miles)
Torre Abbey Leisure Park (1.6 miles)
Western Lady Ferry Service (1.7 miles)
The Lorrens Ladies Spa (2.8 miles)
Kents Cavern (2.8 miles)
Babbacombe Cliff Railway (3 miles)
Babbacombe Theatre (3 miles)
Babbacombe Model Village (3 miles)
Brixham Battery Heritage Centre (3.4 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Preston, Paignton

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SX896617

Country: England

Local Authority: Torbay

Nearest postcode: TQ3 2NU

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

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