Beacon Cove is a perfect haven away from the main beach of Torquay, close to, a part of the award winning Paignton Zoo.
There is a small promenade above a tiny shingle beach and its sheltered position makes it a warm sunny spot even out of season. At the turn of the century this beach was known as the Ladies Bathing Cove.
Beacon Cove is a short walking distance from Torquay harbour side and forms part of the, as it was a favourite bathing spot for the writer.
There is no supervision at any time of year.
AwardsGood Beach Guide
Toilets and facilities
Nearest toilets are at Beacon Quay.
Transport and parking
Moderate distance, some walking. The closest car park is Beacon Quay.
DogsAllowed all year round.
AccessLimited - disabled access to the promenade above the beach.
AddressBeacon Hill, Torquay, TQ1 2EP