Beaches in Plymouth, Devon

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The beach guide has 3 beaches listed in and around the town of Plymouth. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Plymouth Hoe - West Beach (1.7 miles)

    Plymouth Hoe - West © Ian Porter | BY-SA

    A shingle beach backed by a promenade in the city of Plymouth. There are shops, a cafe, a pool and toilets right by the beach. The city council is working to improve water quality. Signposted within Plymouth.

  • Plymouth Hoe - East Beach (1.7 miles)

    Plymouth Hoe - East © Lewis Clarke | BY-SA

    Plymouth Hoe East is a developed promenade area just below Smeaton's Lighthouse. The beach itself is rather small and composed of rocks and shingle. It has fine views over Plymouth Sound, a lively natural harbour at which there is always plenty of activities to sit and watch. Plymouth Hoe is reputed to be the spot…

  • Batten Bay (2.3 miles)

    Batten Bay © Philip Halling | BY-SA

    Batten Bay beach is situated just a stone\'s throw across Plymouth Sound from the Barbican and Hoe. However, unless you take a water taxi it is quite a circuitous route through Plymstock to get here. Probably the best thing about Batten Bay are the views across the Sound to Drake\'s Island and beyond. There is…

Plymouth beaches map

Map featuring Plymouth beaches. Click on pins to view beach details