Torre Abbey is the main Torquay beach on the promenade. A great family sandy beach in the town with some rocky sections to explore. The waters are shallow and safe and popular for watersports. On the other side of the seafront road is a large public green, called Torre Abbey read more
St Marys Bay beach is a secluded sand and shingle beach with interesting rock formations and surrounding cliffs. Operated by the Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust. Access is a little difficult down a path with steep steps but well worth the effort with a sandy stretch of beach at the read more
Coryton Cove beach is an ideal family beach with gentle shelving sand/shingle and rock pools. The cove lies between the red cliffs of Dawlish and is backed by the train line. There have been many sightings of Dolphins off this beach. Formerly known as Gentleman’s Cove.
Dawlish Town beach is a gently shelving mix of shingle and sand, this makes it a good choice for a traditional family beach. All facilities by the beach or in Dawlish town: car parks, toilets, food, shops and deckchair hire.
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. The nature reserve is one of the regions protected spots with rare wildlife including flowers and read more
Sugary Cove is a small sandy cove at the mouth of the river Dart overlooked by Dartmouth castle. Grassy picnic area above the cove with steep steps down. No facilities. We have no dog information for Sugary Cove beach.
Croyde Bay beach is a wide sandy beach with sand dunes. Popular with experienced and novice surfers including the reef and Downend Point. Parking and food. Plenty of surfing shops selling a whole range of equipment. We have no dog information for Croyde Bay beach.
Combe Martin Bay is a sandy and shingle sheltered cove on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. An ideal family beach. As the tide goes out a large area of sand is available with rock pools and safe swimming. The bay at Combe Martin is enclosed by high sea read more
Clovelly beach is pebble (sand at low tide) and holds a sheltered position, carved into the 400ft cliffs of this far North stretch of the Devon coast, has been a favorite Devon visitor spot for many years. If you wander down the pebble beach you get excellent estuary views and read more
Churston Cove is a small shingle beach surrounded by cliffs and woods. No facilities access along part of the coastal path from the car park area and then down a steep path to the beach.
Challaborough beach is a popular family and surfing beach offering a predominantly left-hand point break. It has a horseshoe shaped bay with a sand bar protecting the entrance and is split by a small stream. The beach has views of Burgh Island. Popular with for diving with several wrecks along read more
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. No facilities listed. We have no dog information for Westcombe beach.