Livermead Sands is a stretch of red sand parallel to the main seafront road between Torquay and Preston. At high tide the beach is completely covered by the sea.

The beach has a designated water-skiing area and is largely used by water-sports enthusiasts during the summer months.

Livermead Sands is located to the south of Corbyn Head on the seafront and is accessed by a set of steps from the pavement.

Toilets and facilities


None available. The nearest toilets are at Corbyn Head.


Designated water-ski area.


Allowed all year round.

Disabled access


Difficult - the only access is via steps.

AddressTorbay Road, Torquay, TQ2 6RH