Slapton Sands

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Description:Slapton Sands is a 3 mile long pebble beach with plenty of space and is worth visiting for the wonderful scenery. There are 3 main access points, at the village of Torcross at the southern end, the memorial car park at approximately the mid point and in the north, the Strete Gate car park. The part of Slapton Sands beyond Strete Gate is an unofficial nudist beach

Safety:Signs warn of rip currents, deeply shelving beach, large breaking waves and not to use inflatables when windy. Also beware of motorised craft when swimming. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:At Torcross access is via steps, at the memorial car park and Strete Gate, access is level

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year

Directions:Slapton Sands is about 7 miles from Kingsbridge. Take the A379 from Kingsbridge and continue on the A379 until reaching Torcross and Slapton Sands. Alternatively from the Totnes direction, take the A381 and at the Totnes Cross junction turn left onto the A3122 Dartmouth road. Continue on the A3122 for 4-5 miles, then turn right signposted to Strete and Slapton. Follow this road to Strete and at Strete turn right onto the A379 (signposted to Slapton Sands and Torcross) and follow the A379 to Slapton Sands

Parking:Car parks at Torcross, the memorial car park and at Strete Gate

Toilets:Yes, at Torcross, the memorial car park and at Strete Gate

Facilities:Café at Torcross


Nearby Beaches:Lannacombe Beach (5 miles), Mattiscombe Beach (5 miles), Hall Sands (4 miles),
Beesands (3 miles), Blackpool Sands (4 miles)









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