Historical information about this webcam
Paignton is a lively little coastal town in Devon in England. Paignton beach and the nearby Preston Sands are used for water sports including kite surfing and dinghy sailing
Paignton was a small fishing village until the 19th century, then in 1837 a new harbour was constructed seen on the harbour webcam.
Now Paignton's economy relies extensively on tourism with the town being marketed as an ideal location for family holidays.
Paignton is a hive of activity, especially during the summer months and a vast range of different users enjoy the many fishing and diving trips that start from Paignton Harbour.