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Goodrington Sands Paignton


Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6LN
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About Us

Close to Paignton is the long, sandy stretch of Goodrington Sands. With a Seaside Award, safe swimming conditions and loads of great activities, this family friendly beach promises to keep the kids happy whatever the weather.

So what can you do at Goodrington Sands? The first thing that springs to mind is watersports! This a great place to swim, and there are a number of different hire options available, with pedalos, paddle boats and even windsurfing for beginners.

If you’re planning to explore the rock pools at low tide, don’t forget to visit the Seashore Centre first. Here you can learn more about the English Riviera’s sea-life and Geopark through interactive displays. After arming yourself with information, you’ll know precisely what you’ve found lurking under the seaweed!

Type: Sandy with rock pools
Access: Access is easy, level areas throughout. There is a slipway to the beach. A beach wheelchair is available.
Disabled toilet facilities

Banned during the summer season on South Sands. Dogs on the promenade must be on leads at all times. Dogs may be exercised on North Sands beach.


Road Directions

From Paignton, take the coast road heading towards Brixham and Goodrington is signed. There is a regular bus service.

Public Transport Directions

Paignton is the nearest town with good main road access. There is ample parking as well as local rail and bus services. Bus number 12 runs very frequently.


Attraction Facilities

  • Amusements
  • Beach wheelchair available for daily hire
  • Deckchairs
  • First Aid Room
  • Lifeguards (May - September)
  • Shop
  • Shower facilities
  • Toilets
  • Watersports equipment hire

Key Features

  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Disabled access to the beach
  • Disabled toilets
  • Easy access from main roads/good public transport links
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Close to Railway Station
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)


  • Beach side refreshment kiosk
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Year round on North Sands. Not in Summer on South Sands
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Opening Times

Goodrington South Sands (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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