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 Read more [...]
Planning a trip to Devon and looking for the nearest beaches, well Devon has two quite different coastlines. The North Devon coast facing the Atlantic has cliffs and great sandy beaches with surfing being the main past time. The South Devon coast facing the English Channel has beaches, red sandstone cliffs and forms part of the Jurassic coast perfect for families and those interested in water sports such as windsurfing and diving.
Finding the right Devon beach is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search at the top of the page to plan your next Devon beach visit.
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 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 Read more [...]
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 Read more [...]
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 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. Read more [...]
Croyde Bay beach is a wide sandy beach backed with sand dunes and located within a sheltered North Devon bay. The beach sits between the larger beaches of Putsborough/ Woolacombe Read more [...]
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 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 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 Read more [...]
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 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 Read more [...]