A great family friendly beach. The sheltered, long sandy stretches are popular with visitors of all ages.
Preston Sands is a great family friendly beach. The sheltered, long sandy stretches are popular with visitors whether you are wanting an action packed day out with the kids or to relax and sunbathe on the beach. It is ideal for avoiding the crowds as it’s generally quieter here compared to the main Paignton and Goodrington Beach.
The gently sloping sands are ideally suited for young children. They can play games and have fun in the shallows without the worry of any underwater shelves to navigate. There are small pebbles and shells on the sand but these are not too uncomfortable to walk on. If you’re bringing your four legged friend then you can visit here in the cooler months as it is designated a dog friendly beach during the winter.
Along the top of the pavement you can enjoy the long rows of beach huts. All have different coloured doors and in the evening coloured lights which are lovely to see once the sun has set. There are plenty of kiosks and takeaway options to choose from should you need refuelling with a drink, ice cream or some tasty fish and chips.
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