The Beach Guide

South Sands Beach (Salcombe)

South Sands Beach (Salcombe) - Devon

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An unspoilt sandy cove at the mouth of the Salcombe - Kingsbridge estuary. Some parking close to the beach, or take the passenger ferry from Whitestrand Quay in Salcombe. Facilities for canoeing, sailing, windsurfing and diving.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs are banned between May - September.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Nearest town



    TQ8 8LH

    OS grid ref.

    SX 7293 3768

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    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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