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Escape to South Devon’s beaches for the holiday of a lifetime.

Cuddle up with your partner on a quiet sandy cove, watching the sun disappear on the horizon. Stroll along the shingle with your dog, breathing in fresh sea air and gazing at the jagged coastline ahead. Pack up your fishing line and tackle, grab your sun cream and holiday novel, or bring your rockpooling nets and body boards… fishing, sunbathing or playing as a family, the beaches in South Devon are second to none and are sure to meet all of your expectations.

Or why not visit numerous South Devon beaches all in one day – take to the South West Coast Path, your gateway to beautiful shorelines otherwise inaccessible…

Find out more about the unspoilt coves and rocky inlets lining the South Devon coastline, just waiting to be discovered.

15th March 2024

Blackpool Sands | South Devon Beach Bible

Blackpool Sands Beach in South Devon is a sheltered, golden crescent of fine shingle, situated on the east-facing coast...

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15th June 2023

South Devon Beach Bible

‘South Devon’ and ‘beaches’ go together like clotted cream and scones, but with plenty of craggy cliffs, coves, and...

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9th June 2023

Coastal Gems: A Guide to Salcombe’s Beaches

Salcombe beaches offer sandy shores, turquoise waters and breathtaking sea and estuary views. With so many to choose from,...

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Beaches Ayrmer Cove, Devon
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Ayrmer Cove | South Devon Beach Bible

Hidden between steep, grassy headlands on both sides, Ayrmer Cove is a hidden gem and firm favourite of the...

Beaches Westcombe Beach, South Devon Beach
2 years ago

Westcombe Beach | South Devon Beach Bible

Westcombe Beach is located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the west coast of South Devon, and...

Beaches dog-friendly beaches in south devon - golden retriever on beach
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Dog-friendly Beaches in South Devon

South Devon is home to an impressive variety of dog-friendly beaches, ranging from expansive sandy bays to secluded coves,...

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South Sands, Salcombe | South Devon Beach Bible

South Sands proximity to Salcombe only partly explains its popularity. The rest of it is down to its beautiful...

Beaches East Portlemouth Beach - accessible beaches in South Devon
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Accessible Beaches in South Devon

Here in South Devon, the stunning coastline never fails to impress, with its rugged, breathtaking scenery and dramatic seascapes...