Blackpool Sands
Blackpool Sands

Blackpool Sands is a picturesque beach located near Dartmouth, Devon. Despite its name, the beach is actually made up of fine shingle and pebbles, rather than sand. Here are some key features and activities that make Blackpool Sands a unique and popular destination:

  • Blue Flag Award: Blackpool Sands has been recognized for its water quality and is the recipient of the Blue Flag award.

  • South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: The beach is set in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering stunning views and a tranquil atmosphere.

  • Family-Friendly: Blackpool Sands is a popular destination for families, with its sheltered bay and various amenities. However, the beach's stony nature and thick coarse pebbles make it less suitable for younger children and sandcastle building.

  • Amenities: The beach offers a range of amenities, including a cafe, a shop, and toilet facilities.

  • Parking: There is a charge for parking during the high season, so visitors should be prepared for this additional cost


Located near Dartmouth in Devon.

Distance from Exeter Lodge: 38 miles

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