Beaches near the Holiday Home


The local beaches

Blackpool Sands (0.8 miles) - An award-winning beach in its own sheltered bay, perfect for families. Check out the Venus Café sitting right on the beach and rated by The Guardian as one of the 50 best breakfast places in the UK. If you enjoy water sports, kayaks, body boards and stand up paddle boards are all available for rent at Blackpool Sands during the summer months.


Slapton Sands (4.3 miles) – An impressive shingle beach stretching for three miles to Torcross BeachExplore the history of Slapton as a training ground for the D Day landings or enjoy the peaceful nature reserve of Slapton Ley, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and enjoy the plants and animals living on its freshwater lake.


Beesands (8.7 miles) - A family-friendly beach with a children’s playground. A shingle beach, which is about one mile long, is backed by fields and gently rolling hills.


Goodrington Sands (9.3 miles via Dartmouth Ferry) – Along, sandy stretch of beach with a Seaside Award, safe swimming conditions, rock pools and loads of great activities to keep the kids happy whatever the weather.Popular for swimming with pedalos, paddle boats for hire and even windsurfing for beginners.


Hallsands (10 miles) – Located within a tranquil area towards the Southern end of Start Bay. Boasting rolling countryside, thriving wildlife, a dog-friendly beach, access to the South West Coast Path and a famous historic lost town.


Bantham Beach (18 miles) – Looking out towards Bigbury and Burgh Island and backed by sand dunes, Bantham is a wide expanse of shallow sloping sands, rock pools and plenty of facilities such as the “Gastrobus” serving snacks and drinks. Ideal for families Bantham also has a reputation as one of the best surfing beaches in South Devon.


Bigbury-On-Sea (22 miles South Devon’s largest sandy beach, is joined by a causeway to the iconic Burgh Island, and is backed by rocky cliffs and rolling South Devon countryside. Great facilities and evenboasts a sea tractor passenger ferry to Burgh Island.