British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Mouthwell Sands Beach

Salcombe, Devon

A quiet sandy bay set in a picturesque fishing village famous for its crabs and lobsters.

Beach Type



Restaurants and pubs


Canoeing and sea-kayaking

Nature and Wildlife

On the South West Coast Path.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information Salcombe TIC Market Street Salcombe TQ8 8DE Tel: 01548 843927


Nearest town: Salcombe
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2454, -3.85853
Postcode: TQ7 3HQ
(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 off the A381 between Kingsbridge and Salcombe

Nearest Railway Stations

Ivybridge (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


pay parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Hope Cove, Hope Cove (Long stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Hope Cove Sun Bay, Hope Cove (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
South Milton Sands, Thurlestone (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Bolberry Down, Bolberry (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Malborough, Malborough (Long stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Soar Mill, Bolberry (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
East Soar, Soar (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Bigbury on Sea, Bigbury-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Challaborough Coastal, Ringmore (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
North Sands, Salcombe (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Salcombe