Devon, TQ1 2LQ, Lat/Long 50.5N 3.5W
A charming shingle beach in the Wellswood area of Torquay which attracts wildlife observers and bathers, set amidst the striking cliffs.
Holder of a Blue Flag Award 24 years in a row, the small beach is away from the busier Torquay town centre area and boasts a cafe and visitor facilities.
- Benefits from the 2002 Torbay Clean Sweep scheme
- Brokenbury sewage treatment works offers secondary treatment with ultraviolet disinfection before discharge through an outfall at Sharkham Point. This discharge is designed to protect bathing water quality
- Bathing water quality in this area can be affected by urban drainage.
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Local activities and interests
Swimming, rock pooling and walks.
Parking at Meadfoot Beach car park in Meadfoot Sea Road. Toilets, shops, food and litter bins. No Surf Life Saving GB club at this beach (Nearest club is Torbay Surf Life Saving Club at Goodrington beach).
Latest quality samples: visit the Environment Agency's website.
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