Although part of the same bay as Slapton. Blackpool Sands is a sandy cove with rhododendrons which bloom in summer. SW winds are a bit gusty by the beach but fine once you’re out in the bay. The wind direction here is wide and it can be sailed in every direction from E to SW. There’s a shore break here when the swells are running.
Getting there: Sign posted from Dartmouth on the A379 between Stoke Fleming and Strete
Parking: Ample Parking
Ideal Wind: SW to E
Accommodation: In Village
Amenities: Toilets, shop and refreshments
Suitable for: Beginners / Intermediates