Sillery Sands Beach
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This secluded beach is located just east of Lynmouth. It is generally quiet as it is a bit of a mission to get to, but well worth it.
The beach sits at the base of high verdant cliffs that lead to Foreland Point. At lower tides there is a fair bit of sand exposed but as it fills up you are left with the boulders and shingle below the cliffs.
Given its secluded, isolated location Sillery Sands is a well known nudist beach. Naturists tend to frequent the far / north eastern end of the beach
Access is tricky and is easiest if you park near Countisbury Hill and head on to the coast path. From here a steep track zig-zags down to the beach.
Don\'t try walking along the foreshore from Lynmouth - it is hard going and you may end up stranded by the tide.