Description:Westcombe Beach is a long grey sand beach with rock pools at low tide. The beach is usually quiet due to its remoteness, the nearest car park is about an hours walk. No facilities.
Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:The coast path is very steep in places and there is a steep climb down to the beach.
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:Westcombe Beach is approximately 16 miles from Plymouth. Take the A379 from Plymouth into south Devon and continue east on the A379 past Modbury, then turn right at the Harraton Cross crossroads onto the B3392 signposted to Bigbury. Alternatively from the Totnes direction take the A381 from Totnes and turn onto the A379 at the Palegate Cross roundabout and head westwards on the A379 past Aveton Gifford and turn left at the Harraton Cross crossroads. Continue on the B3392 and at St Anns Chapel turn right (signposted to Challaborough and Ringmore) and continue on this road to Ringmore. Drive through Ringmore and just after exiting Ringmore, there is track on the right signposted to the Ayrmer Cove National Trust car park. There is then a 20 minute walk from the car park down to Ayrmer Cove and about another 20 minutes walk west on the coast path.
Post Code:TQ7 4HL.
Parking:No parking at the beach, nearest car park is at Ringmore.