British Beaches

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Great Mattiscombe Beach

Kingsbridge, Devon

A beautiful exposed beach with some interesting rock formations that is usually very quiet.

Beach Type





A good spot for Bouldering (rock-climbing) and exploring rock-pools

Nature and Wildlife

On the South-west coast path.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Kingsbridge
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2439, -3.6607
Postcode: TQ7 2EU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Access is difficult. Park at Start point. From Torcross. follow signs to Kellaton then Start point.

Nearby Car Parks

Green Straight, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Sea View, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Beesands, Beesands (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Hill Park, Kellaton (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Hallsands, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Torcross Village Layby, Torcross (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Lannacombe Beach, South Allington (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Torcross, Torcross (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Stokenham Memorial, Stokenham (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Slapton Memorial, Slapton (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Kingsbridge