Beacon Cove is a perfect haven away from the main beach of Torquay, close to Living Coasts  Opens in a new window , 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 Agatha Christie Mile  Opens in a new window , as it was a favourite bathing spot for the writer.


Supervision and safety

Supervision

There is no supervision at any time of year.

Safety

Lifebuoys are available all year round.

Awards

Good Beach Guide

Toilets and facilities

Toilets

Nearest toilets are at Beacon Quay.


Transport and parking

Parking

Moderate distance, some walking. The closest car park is Beacon Quay.


Dogs

Allowed all year round.

Disabled access

Access

Limited - disabled access to the promenade above the beach.

AddressBeacon Hill, Torquay, TQ1 2EP

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