Guide East Devon Beaches

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2. Sidmouth Town beach

A Blue flag winning shingle beach with sand at low tide only a short walk from Sidmouth Town centre.

What’s on offer?
Public Services
Be aware of
  • The beach is lifeguarded for the school summer holiday only
  • Water craft are limited to 8 knots between the yellow buoys and the shore line for bather safety, however this is not a ‘safe swim area’
  • Access to East Beach (across the river Sid) is closed for public safety due to frequent cliff falls
  • Please do not climb on the rock groynes or islands as these may be wet and slippery
  • You're not allowed to light an open fire on the beach.
Water quality 

To find out more about the water quality at this beach please visit the Environment Agency website. You can also sign up for real time updates from South West Water via Surfers Against Sewage.