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  • Blackpool Sands - nearest beach to Dartmouth appx 5 mins drive situated on the outskirts of the village of Stoke Fleming - Venus Cafe, shop, canoe/paddleboard hire , Lifeguard

  • Slapton Sands - long stretch of beach great for walks - freshwater lake with wonderful wildlife. Pub and cafes right on the beach at far end in village of Torcross:- Boat House, Start Bay Inn & Sea Breeze Cafe


  • Strete Gate - Car park, Coffee kiosk, Great to walk dogs beneath cliff - Naturist beach at far end.


  • East Portlemouth - Sandy beach on the Salcombe estuary with NT car park. Venus cafe nearby.


  • Gara Rock beach - Sandy beach - great walk down from the hotel/car park on the cliff top. Great Cafe/Restaurant.



  • South Milton - Sandy beach with dunes & great rock pools at low tide. NT car park , canoe/paddleboard hire , lifeguards - good for kite surfing & Beach House cafe


  • Bantham - a large beach with sand dunes. Car parking /lifeguards - the best beach for surfing.


  • Lannacombe - this tiny little sandy beach is wonderful at low tide with great rock pools - car parking is very limited.


  • South/North Sands - these 2  Sandy beaches are in Salcombe on the estuary. Winking Prawn is a great cafe.


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