Unwind at Blackpool Sands

Set in a sheltered, unspoilt bay amongst a cluster of pines and evergreens, Blackpool Sands is a beautiful, sandy beach Near the southern tip of Devon, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Featuring sand pits, kayaks and paddleboards for hire, a bathing raft and plenty of places to buy hot and cold food, you’ll know exactly why Blackpool Sands is so popular after just one visit!

Welcome to Dartmouth

A beautiful port town situated on the banks of the river Dart, just a stone’s throw away from the gorgeous, rolling countryside of south Devon, Dartmouth makes a wonderful destination for days out, short breaks, and extended holidays. With historical links to the Pilgrim Fathers, family attractions like Paignton Zoo, and bucolic beaches and countryside a stone’s throw away, there’s something for everyone to appreciate in Dartmouth.

Man the battlements of Dartmouth Castle

Boasting one of the most beautiful views of any castle in England, Dartmouth Castle has a long history of guarding the strategic bottleneck to the Dartmouth Estuary. Dating back to 1388, Dartmouth Castle was an integral naval defence in medieval Britain. After exploring the keep and learning about its fascinating history, visitors can enjoy a light lunch at its riverside tearoom.

Planning a trip to Blackpool Sands? Travelodge Paignton Seafront Hotel is a 45-minute drive away, as is Travelodge Torquay Hotel.