Giant sand sculpture pays tribute to the people of Paris on a Torquay beach

Geoff Ward, known as the Sandman, created the tribute on Torre Abbey Sands Credit: Anthony-James Nicholson

A Devon artist has paid tribute to the victims of the Paris Attacks in a unique way.

Geoff Ward, known as The Sandman, took to Torre Abbey Sands to create a giant Eiffel Tower on the beach in homage to those lost and injured on Friday night.

The giant sculpture dominated much of the beach Credit: Pictures: Anthony-James Nicholson
It was eventually washed away by the tide, but the sentiment remains. Credit: Pictures: Anthony-James Nicholson

You can see this touching work of art being created by clicking below: