Hollicombe Beach Paignton


Paignton, Devon, TQ3 2DN
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Hollicombe Beach, sits between Torquay and Paignton. With its distinctive red sand backed by tall cliffs it’s a sunbather’s paradise, and there’s a slipway to the beach giving easy access for people of all abilities. Don’t forget to take a fishing net for the kids, as there are some great rock pools to poke around in at low tide. A bucket and spade are also essential, as the sand here is excellent for making castles. If you’ve forgotten any of those must-have beach accessories, you’ll find everything you need in nearby Preston.

To get to the beach, you’ll need to go through Hollicombe Gardens, but why not have a look around before hitting the surf? Originally an old gas works site, today you’ll find a beautiful green landscape, interesting trees and shrubs, flowerbeds with plenty of grass to relax on.

Type: Sandy with rocks and cliffs

Disabled access to beach via a slipway

Banned during the summer season but there is a dog exercise area in Hollicombe Gardens.

Opening Times

Hollicombe Beach (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)


Public Transport Directions

Hollicombe is on the main road from Torquay to Paignton and is also on the frequent bus service no 12.



  • Disabled access to the beach
  • Easy access from main roads/good public transport links
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access


  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Not in Summer
  • Open All Year

Key Features

  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - No 12
  • Parking (free) - Limited parking on the street

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

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