Devon Beach Guide

Broad Sand Beach

Description:
Broad Sand is a sandy beach with rock pools found on the coast path between Bantham Sand and Thurlestone Sand. There is no parking and facilities and the beach is usually quiet. Park at Thurlestone Sand and walk the coast path west to Broad Sand (takes about 30 minutes).
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a steep winding path from the coast path to the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:
Thurlestone village is approximately 20 miles from Plymouth. Take the A379 from Plymouth into south Devon. About a mile after Aveton Gifford, at the Bantham Cross roundabout go straight across onto the B3197 (signposted to Salcombe). Alternatively approaching from the Totnes direction, take the A381 and A379 until you reach the Bantham Cross roundabout (shortly after Churchstow) and turn onto the B3197. After a short distance on the B3197, turn right (signposted to Thurlestone). Follow this road for several miles, then turn right at a junction and follow this road through Thurlestone village. After the golf course, turn right for the car park at the north of Thurlestone Sand beach. Then walk the coast path west. Alternatively park at Bantham Sand and walk the coast path east.
Post Code:
TQ7 3NP.
Parking:
No parking. Park at Thurlestone Sand.
Toilets:
No. Toilets at Thurlestone Sand.
Facilities:
Beach shop at Thurlestone Sand.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Bigbury (9 miles, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly, disabled access)
Bantham Sand (1 mile, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly)
Thurlestone Sand (1 mile, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Hope Cove (6 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly, disabled access)
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