British Beaches

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Elbury Cove Beach

Torbay, Torbay

A picturesque pebble beach surrounded by woodland with calm sheltered waters.

Beach Type



Pubs and shops can be found nearby but not on the beach
Toilets are at nearby Broadsands


Water skiing

Nature and Wildlife

Local coastal walks along the South West coastpath.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

Paignton TIC The Esplanade Paignton TQ4 6BN Tel: 01803 558383


Nearest town: Torbay
County: Torbay
Latitude/Longitude: 50.402, -3.54378
Postcode: TQ4 6HY
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Drive south from Torbay along the A3022. Follow signs to and park in Broadsands.

Nearest Railway Stations

Paignton (Approx. 2 miles away)
Torquay (Approx. 4 miles away)
Torre (Approx. 5 miles away)
Totnes (Approx. 7 miles away)
Newton Abbot (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


Parking in nearby Broadsands

Nearby Car Parks

Broadsands, Brixham (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Freshwater, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Oxen Cove, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Brixham Central, Brixham (Short stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Cliff Park Road, Paignton (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Breakwater, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Quaywest, Paignton (Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Berry Head Road, Paignton (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Clennon Valley, Paignton (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Youngs Park, Paignton (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Torbay