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Salcombe - North Sands Beach

Salcombe, Devon

A sandy beach, popular with families. Dogs allowed all year. Close to parking with safe bathing.

Beach Type



Beach shop and toilets are all available



Nature and Wildlife

There is the South West Coastal Path. Salcombe Town Trail. and a variety of countryside walks.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

No litter collection.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Salcombe Tourist Information Centre Market street Salcombe TQ8 8DE Tel: 01548 - 843927 E-mail: [email protected]


Nearest town: Salcombe
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2295, -3.77939
Postcode: TQ8 8LD
(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.


Easy access from car park. Wheelchair access via ramp.

Public Transport

First in Devon service 92 + Tally Ho Service 606. Plymouth and Totnes are the nearest train stations. There is a ferry service available in Summer from Salcombe Harbour.


Car parking is available for a fee (around 90 cars).

Nearby Car Parks

North Sands, Salcombe (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Overbeck's House, Salcombe (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
East Portlemouth (Mill Bay), East Portlemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Whitestrand, Salcombe (Short stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Shadycombe, Salcombe (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
East Portlemouth, East Portlemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Creek, Salcombe (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
East Soar, Soar (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Snapes Point, Salcombe (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Malborough, Malborough (Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Salcombe