Devon, TQ1 3LX, Lat/Long 50.4N 3.5W
A popular sandy resort within one of Britian's most popular seaside destinations. The bay boasts stunning views and a host of wildlife and plants thriving in the milder Torquay climate.
- Benefits from the 2002 Torbay Clean Sweep scheme
- Brokenbury sewage treatment works offers secondary treatment with ultraviolet disinfection before discharge through an extended outfall at Sharkham Point
- There is a storm overflow from Beach Road pumping station. These overflows exist to protect homes, gardens, roads and open spaces from sewer flooding normally after storms
- Bathing water quality in this area can be affected by urban drainage.
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Local activities and interests
Swimming, fishing, windsurfing, sailing, pedalo, scuba diving and walks.
Parking at Princes Street Car Park, Babbacombe. Toilets and food facilities nearby. There is no lifeguard service at this beach. 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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