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Welcome to Babbacombe Beach.

Babbacombe Beach South Devon

Situated on the north eastern fringe of Torquay, Babbacombe Beach is an unspoilt cove with a wealth of character and a rich history of smuggling, fishing, murder and intrigue.

Long before the Victorians made Torquay a fashionable leisure resort with it’s promenades, ‘oompah’ bands and patent bathing machines, Babbacombe Beach was providing an income for generations of local fisherman from vast shoals of herrings and pilchards.

With the decline of the traditional fishing industry Babbacombe Beach has necessarily moved with the times to focus on leisure and water sports whilst remaining aloof from the ‘kiss-me-quick’ hat culture and Punch and Judy shows that enveloped many British seaside resorts.

Today, Babbacombe Beach remains the unspoilt jewel in the crown of the ‘English Riviera’.


On This web site you will find all the information you need to plan your visit. Weather and tidal information, forthcoming events, route plan your journey , local hotels, Guest Houses, holiday accommodation and contact information. You can even view the location live on our very own web cam.

If you still can't find what you are looking for, give us a call. We will be pleased to help in any way we can.

 

SCUBA DIVING KAYAKING LOCAL ACCOMMODATION

Over the last 20 years Babbacombe Beach has become one of the South West's leading diver training and scuba diving venues.

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Coming soon - Kayak hire from the Beach Cafe