Top 10 Devon Beaches

Here are The UK Beaches Guides top 10 Devon beaches. Our rating is based on two factors: the amount each page is viewed and any reviews submitted.

1. South Milton Sands Beach, Thurlestone

South Milton Sands Beach.South Milton Sands is also known as Thurlestone Sands South beach. The larger of the two Thurlestone sands beaches - fine, shingle sand and sheltered waters. This beach is very much the bea...

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2. Elberry Cove Beach, Paignton

Elberry Cove Beach.Elberry Cove is a pebbly beach that slopes steeply and is surrounded by woodland. Popular spot for sea fishing. The coast around Elberry Cove is generally sheltered from the wind and ...

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3. Westward Ho! Beach, Bideford

Westward Ho! Beach.Westward Ho! beach is also known as Golden Bay and for its surf and clean sand backed by a pebble ridge and grasslands which extends for about three miles merging with Sandymere beach. At low tide ...

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4. Slapton Sands Beach, Stokenham

Slapton Sands Beach.Slapton Sands is a large shingle bar bordered by water on both sides, the lake behind is freshwater. This beach is exposed and is being washed away at an alarming rate. This bar provides a ...

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5. Dawlish Warren Beach, Dawlish

Dawlish Warren Beach.Dawlish Warren beach is a sandy beach backed by sand dunes and small lakes, located at the west side of the River Exe that separates it from Exmouth.The beach is popular for watersports....

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6. Blackpool Sands Beach, Stoke Fleming, Dartmouth

Blackpool Sands Beach.Blackpool Sands is a privately managed beach in a sheltered bay surrounded pines. Unlike the name suggests you actually don't get sand but fine shingle.Excellent safe family beach....

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7. Westcombe Beach, Bigbury

Westcombe Beach.Westcombe beach is a small remote sandy cove. A little way outside Bigbury and requires a walk along the coast path to arrive at what is a nice picturesque cove that is never that busy....

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8. Dawlish Town Beach, Dawlish

Dawlish Town Beach.Dawlish Town beach is a gently shelving mix of shingle and sand. A good traditional family beach....

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9. Sandy Bay Beach, Combe Martin

Sandy Bay Beach.Sandy Bay sits within the bigger Combe Martin Bay and is to the West of Coombe Martin itself.A very nice stretch of coast with multiple small sandy bays with interesting rock formations. Som...

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10. Herring Cove Beach, Bigbury

Herring Cove Beach.Herring Cove is a rocky inlet on the western side of Burgh Island....

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Blue Flag Beaches

In addition to this list of our top Devon beaches, Devon has 8 Blue Flag awarded beaches and many more seaside awards.


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