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Churston Cove Beach

Brixham, Torbay

A small quiet sandy cove, somewhat hidden away and surrounded by cliffs and wooded hillsides with fantastic scenery. Beach accessed by a steep path passing through woodland.

Beach Type

shingle & rock




Swimming; walking

Nature and Wildlife

On the south west coast path.

Water Quality

Not Tested




dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

The Quay. Brixham. TQ5 8AW. Tel: 0870 70 70 010 Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Brixham
County: Torbay
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4014, -3.52125
Postcode: TQ5 8RA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Brixham, Torbay at Explore Britain.

Public Transport

Bus No.17 from Torquay serves Churston cove.

Nearest Railway Stations

Paignton (Approx. 3 miles away)
Torquay (Approx. 4 miles away)
Torre (Approx. 5 miles away)
Totnes (Approx. 8 miles away)
Newton Abbot (Approx. 10 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking 1/2 mile from beach

Nearby Car Parks

Freshwater, Brixham (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Oxen Cove, Brixham (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Brixham Central, Brixham (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Breakwater, Brixham (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Berry Head Road, Paignton (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Shoalstone, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Shoalstone South, Brixham (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Berry Head National Nature Reserve, Brixham (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Broadsands, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Sharkham Point, Brixham (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Brixham