British Beaches

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Beesands Beach

Salcombe, Devon

This mile long shingle beach in a very quiet rural location is backed by a large area of grassland and a freshwater lake. A sea wall protects the line of cottages and a pub that make up the village. The coast path runs nearby.

Beach Type



Toilet facilities
Pub in the nearby village



Nature and Wildlife

The lake behind the beach provides interestin gbirdwatching.

Water Quality

Not Tested




There is no dog ban in operation.

Tourist Information

KINGSBRIDGE TIC The Quay Kingsbridge. TQ7 1HS. Tel: +44 (0) 1548 853195


Nearest town: Salcombe
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2521, -3.65537
Postcode: TQ7 2EL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Salcombe, Devon at Explore Britain.


Signposted from Stokenham between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.


Extensive parking adjacent to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Beesands, Beesands (Long stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Green Straight, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Torcross Village Layby, Torcross (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Torcross, Torcross (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Sea View, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Hill Park, Kellaton (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Stokenham Memorial, Stokenham (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Hallsands, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Lannacombe Beach, South Allington (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Slapton Memorial, Slapton (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Salcombe