Batten Bay Beach

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Description:Batten Bay is a small beach just below Mountbatten Point. The beach is sand and shingle with many rock pools. There are pleasant walks around Mountbatten Point, along the breakwater and up to Mountbatten Tower for some fine views across Plymouth Sound

Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:The beach is a 5 minute walk from the nearest car park. Access to the beach is via some wooden steps and is not suitable for wheel chairs

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year

Directions:Mountbatten Point can be reached through Plymstock which is next to Plymouth. From the Plymouth direction take the A379 to cross the Laira Bridge to Plymstock or from South Devon take the A379 to Plymstock. At Plymstock turn south at the roundabout by Morrisons (signposted to batten and Hooe). At the next roundabout, take the 2nd left (again signposted to batten). Follow this road for about half a mile and turn right at a crossroads. At the next crossroads (Dean Cross) go straight across and keep on this road to Hooe. Drive through Hooe and continue on this road to the car parks at Mountbatten Point

Parking:2 car parks at Mountbatten Point

Toilets:Yes, by the car park north of Mountbatten Tower

Facilities:Café at Mountbatten Point

Activities:None

Nearby Beaches:Plymouth Hoe (5 miles), Jennycliff (1 mile), Bovisand (1 mile), Wembury(4 miles), Whitsand Bay in Cornwall (25 miles)




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