This lovely little sand and shingle beach lies to the south of Torre Abbey Sands and is just a short walk away from Abbey Park and Meadows. With colourful beach huts and interesting rock pools, this beach is very popular with families.

Corbyn Head is close to the town centre of Torquay and is an easy walk from some of the main areas of accommodation. There is a slipway down to the beach and a short promenade.

Supervision and safety


There is no supervision at any time of year.


Lifebuoys are available all year round. First aid and lost child services available at Torre Abbey Sands by phoning the number displayed at Corbyn Head.

Toilets and facilities


Seasonal (April to Oct), including disabled facilities.


Café, beach hut hire, deckchair hire and beach shower.

Transport and parking


Parking is some distance away. The closest car parks are Abbey Park and Torre Valley.


Banned from beach 1 May to 30 September. There is a dog exercise area on Torre Abbey Meadows.

Disabled access


Disabled access is good - there is a slipway down to the beach and short promenade.


Seasonal disabled toilet facilities.