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Slapton Sands - Torcross Beach

Slapton, Devon

Small village with pubs, shops and cottages and a long shingle beach.

Beach Type



Toilets at monument car park
Torcross and Strete Gate
Pub and a promenade



Nature and Wildlife

Slapton Ley Nature Trail lies behind the beach. For further information on walks contact the Tourist Information Centre.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Dartmouth Tourist Information Centre Newcomen Engine House Mayors Avenue Dartmouth Tel. 01803 834224


Nearest town: Slapton
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2652, -3.65091
Postcode: TQ7 2EA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Torcross is on the A379. Dartmouth to Kingsbridge Road.

Public Transport

A regular First in Devon bus service (no. 93) operates between Plymouth and Dartmouth. via Slapton Sands.


Free parking

Nearby Car Parks

Torcross Village Layby, Torcross (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Torcross, Torcross (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Beesands, Beesands (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Stokenham Memorial, Stokenham (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Slapton Memorial, Slapton (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Green Straight, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Sea View, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Hill Park, Kellaton (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Strete Gate, Strete (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Hallsands, Hallsands (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Slapton