Sunny Cove

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Description:Sunny Cove is a sandy beach with pleasant scenery looking out onto Salcombe Harbour. Parking and facilities are at Mill Bay, a 10 minute walk on the coast path

Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:Final access to the beach is via a short sloping path from the coast path

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year

Directions:Sunny Cove is about 1 mile south of East Portlemouth village which is approximately 8 miles from Kingsbridge, which is 20 miles from Plymouth. Take the A379 from Plymouth and follow the A379 into south Devon. About a mile after Aveton Gifford, at the Bantham Cross roundabout turn left to continue on the A379 until the Palegate Cross roundabout. Alternatively approaching from the Totnes direction, take the A381 from Totnes until the Palegate Cross roundabout. At the Palegate Cross roundabout turn onto the B3264 and follow this road to Kingsbridge. Approaching Kingsbridge turn right onto the A379 and follow the A379 through Kingsbridge and out of Kingsbridge to the east. About 2 miles east of Kingsbridge at the village of Frogmore, turn right, signposted to East Portlemouth. Follow this road through South Pool and follow the sign posts to East Portlemouth. Note that on this route there are several parts that are impassable at high tide. Continue on this road past the beach at East Portlemouth to the Mill Bay car park. Park here and then walk the coast path for about 10 minutes to Sunny Cove

Parking:No parking. Park at Mill Bay

Toilets:No. Toilets at Mill Bay

Facilities:Café and beach shop at East Portlemouth


Nearby Beaches:North Sands (13 miles), South Sands (14 miles), East Portlemouth (less than 1 mile),
Mill Bay (10 minutes by foot), Seacombe Sand (2 miles by foot), Hall Sands (5 miles), Bee Sands (5 miles), Slapton Sands (7 miles)

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