The Beach Guide

Jacobs Ladder Beach (Sidmouth)

Jacobs Ladder Beach (Sidmouth) - Devon

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Jacob's Ladder is the sandy, western end of Sidmouth's town beach, which is mostly pebble. Excellent for young children, there is a large expanse of sand and plenty of rock pools at low tide. Access is via a level path from the main beach or from Connaught Gardens, using the series of wooden steps that give the beach its name.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dog bins are provided. and dogs are welcome all year on part of the beach and from October to the end of April on the main beach.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Disabled facilities

    Nearest town



    EX10 8QL

    OS grid ref.

    SY 1199 8689

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    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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