Blackpool Sands Beach

Key Information

Blackpool Sands, Blackpool, Dartmouth TQ6 0RG, UK
Open All Year


A privately owned crescent of coarse golden shingle set in a sheltered bay amongst evergreens and pines in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Blackpool Sands is one of the most popular family beaches on this stretch of coast.

Blackpool Sands is an award winning beach for water quality too – so you know you and your children are in safe hands.

Lifeguards are on duty during the summer months (July to September) and there are sand pits for building sandcastles. Water sports equipment is available for hire.

First Aid facilities also available. No dogs from March to October.

For more information on Blackpool Sands, visit


  • Blue Flag Awarded Beach
  • Devon Association of Tourist Attractions


  • Seasonal RNLI Lifeguards
  • Car parks
  • Toilets
  • Cafe and Takeaway
  • Beach Shop
  • Watersports


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