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Paignton - Paignton Sands Beach

Torbay, Torbay

A long sandy town beach with easy access. There is a large grassy green adjacent and beach kiosks, cafes and amusements on the pier.

Beach Type



The beach has disabled access
Restaurants deckchair hire
Toilets and a beach shop
Public telephone


Watersports and amusements etc

On the pier

Nature and Wildlife

Walk around the town.

Water Quality





Dogs are banned from the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

[email protected] Paignton TIC The Esplanade Paignton TQ4 6BN Tel: 01803 558383


Nearest town: Torbay
County: Torbay
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4345, -3.55625
Postcode: TQ4 6AG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


the beach is signposted from the centre of Paignton

Public Transport

There is a train station nearby and local bus services.

Nearest Railway Stations

Paignton (Less than half a mile away)
Torquay (Approx. 2 miles away)
Torre (Approx. 2 miles away)
Totnes (Approx. 6 miles away)
Newton Abbot (Approx. 7 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Pay parking available

Nearby Car Parks

Roundham, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Victoria, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Paignton Station, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Station Lane, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Travelodge Paignton Seafront, Paignton (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Great Western, Paignton (Short stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Crossways Shopping Centre, Paignton (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Colin Road, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Churchward Road, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Youngs Park, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Torbay