Access:The car park is some distance from the beach (about
a 10 minute walk) and the final path to the beach is steep
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year
Directions:Torquay is 32 miles from Plymouth and 24 miles
from Exeter. From Exeter take the A38 and shortly after
Exeter take the A380 (signposted to Torquay) and continue
on the A380 past Newton Abbott to the outskirts of Torquay.
At the Kerswell Gardens roundabout take the A3022 to Torquay
and follow the A3022 to the sea front at Torre Abbey Sands.
Then turn left to follow the A379 into Torquay town centre.
Alternatively from the Plymouth direction, take the A38
and at Marley Head turn onto the A385 (signposted to Paignton)
and continue on the A385 through Totnes to the outskirts
of Paignton. At the Tweenaways Cross crossroads drive straight
across onto the A3022 (signposted to Paignton town centre).
Follow the A3022 through Paignton and north to Torquay,
driving into Torquay town centre on the A379. Follow the
A379 through Torquay and through Babbacombe, then several
miles north of Babbacombe, opposite the garage turn right
onto a road called Brim Hill (signposted to Maidencombe
Beach) and follow this road for about a mile to Maidencombe
village. Follow this road through the Maidencombe village
to the Maidencombe beach car park