There are many fabulous sandy beaches and tucked away coves within
an easy drive of the holiday cottages. Here are just a few:
A beautiful, long stretch of fine sand backed by impressive dunes
makes Bantham an ideal family beach. It also has a reputation
as one of Devon's finest surfing beaches. Visit the Bantham
beach website for more information and photos.
Blackpool sands beach
An award winning beach in a stunning sheltered cove surrounded
by evergreen and pine trees and a turquoise blue sea. See Blackpool
Sands website for further information.
A wonderful large, sandy beach in a secluded position. It is possible
to walk across to Burgh Island at low tide or to ride there on
a sea tractor. At the top of the cliff, there is parking, a beach
shop, plus a takeaway/cafe and toilets; plus there is a pub on
A sandy cove between rocky headlands with a beach shop, a pub,
a café, and a restaurant. This is an ideal location for
sailing and other water sports with an open beach and a slipway
at Inner Hope. Dolphins and seals can occasionally be seen swimming
and diving in the cove. There are plenty of rock pools for the
family to enjoy.
Salcombe has beaches at South Sands and North Sands. South Sands
has a shop, a café and a restaurant, with other facilities
nearby. The beach is sandy and there is a ferry crossing to Salcombe
town. North Sands also has disabled access to the beach and similar
facilities. There is a small beach with fine golden sands.
A beautiful, long sandy beach just south of Thurlestone. Sheltered
cove with rockpools, cafe, toilets and National Trust parking.
Kayaks can be hired from the beach.
A stunning shingle beach, stretching two-thirds of a mile long
and backed by a nature reserve. Located south of Dartmouth. Torcross
village, at the southern end of the beach, has a cafe, pub, shop
toilets and parking.
This is a wide sandy beach backed by a nature reserve where rare
birds are often spotted.