Preston is red sand beach just a short walk from Paignton Sands and is very popular with families.
Behind the beach is Preston Green which runs the length of the beach and is a safe area for the children to have fun or play a game of football or cricket. The long promenade provides a level walk to both ends of the beach and has brightly colourful beach huts that you can hire out for the day.
At low tide interesting rock pools are exposed at the northern end of the beach.
Supervision and safety
The beach is supervised during the summer season.
Beach office: 01803 555729
SafetyFirst aid, lost child centre, warning flags and patrol boat all available during the summer season. Lifebuoys are available all year round.
AwardsGood Beach Guide,Seaside Award
Toilets and facilities
- Preston North: Open all year, including disabled facilities.
- Preston Redcliffe: Seasonal (April to Oct)
Café/restaurant, deckchair hire and beach hut hire.
This Beach is currently being managed in partnership with Preston Beach Kiosk. If you encounter a problem with the Beach Operation of this Mini-Resort, please contact either Preston Beach Kiosk or our Beaches and Coastline Team.
Transport and parking
Close to beach with easy walking. The closest car park is Colin Road.
DogsBanned from beach 1 May to 30 September. There is a dog exercise area on the green.
AccessGood - the area is quite flat and has excellent access for disabled people and wheel chairs. Disabled visitors spaces in the car park.
FacilitiesDisabled toilet facilities, open all year.
AddressMarine Drive, Paignton, TQ3 2NS