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Seaton - Devon Beach

Seaton, Devon

The beach is formed by a large expanse of legally protected pebbles. It is backed by steep cliffs to the western end. A recent esplanade to the western end affords easy access along its length with a café and facilities at the end of the stroll.

Beach Type



Toilets available
Including facilities for disabled people
Restaurant and shops are located near to the beach as is a first aid post
A slipway provides boat access


Surfing and fishing
No details provided regarding zoning of activities

Nature and Wildlife

The South West Coast Footpath runs through the area. Seaton is a gateway town to the Dorset and East Devon World Heritage Coast site. For bird watching enthusiasts. walk from the seafront to Seaton Marskes nature reserve.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned manually by East Devon District Council on a daily basis during the summer. monthly in the winter. but are only allowed on the main beach from October to April.


Dog bins provided and dogs are welcome all year on the second beach zone.

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre Harbour Road Car Park Seaton Devon Tel 01297 21660


Nearest town: Seaton
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7028, -3.06927
Postcode: EX12 2LN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Off A3052 from Exeter. A national cycle route link is being proposed. the Buzzard Regional Cycle Route (52km) passes through Seaton.

Public Transport

No direct rail link. Station at Exeter where a regular bus service operates.

Nearest Railway Stations

Axminster (Approx. 6 miles away)
Honiton (Approx. 8 miles away)
Feniton (Approx. 11 miles away)

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


Pay parking available. spaces for disabled people.

Nearby Car Parks

Underfleet Mews - South, Seaton (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Harbour Road, Seaton (Short stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Orchard Road, Seaton (Short stay).
About 0.3 miles away
The Underfleet, Seaton (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Central, Beer (Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Cliff Top, Beer (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Underleys, Beer (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Dolphin Street, Colyton (Long stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Branscombe Beach Main, Branscombe (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Branscombe, Branscombe (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Seaton