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Hollicombe Beach

Torbay, Torbay

A quiet sandy beach surrounded by rocks with some interesting rock-pools. parking is 1 mile from the beach.

Beach Type



Toilets by beach


Shell hunt
Beach art

Water Quality





Dogs banned.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

[email protected] Paignton TIC The Esplanade Paignton TQ4 6BN Tel: 01803 558383


Nearest town: Torbay
County: Torbay
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4482, -3.55233
Postcode: TQ3 2DW
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Public Transport

Bus numbers 3. 12. 118. 122 (Hollicombe Gardens)

Nearest Railway Stations

Torquay (About a mile away)
Paignton (About a mile and a half away)
Torre (About a mile and a half away)
Newton Abbot (Approx. 6 miles away)
Totnes (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Nearby Car Parks

Preston Gardens, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Colin Road, Paignton (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Travelodge Paignton Seafront, Paignton (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Victoria, Paignton (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Torquay Station, Torquay (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Churchward Road, Paignton (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Crossways Shopping Centre, Paignton (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Cockington Country Park, Cockington (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Great Western, Paignton (Short stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Paignton Station, Paignton (Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Torbay