Devon Beach Guide

Ness Cove Beach

East Devon.
Ness Cove is a long sandy beach, which is accessible through a tunnel from the Shaldon car park.
Signs warn of strong currents, deep shelving beach, not to use inflatables in offshore winds. Also beware of boats. Risk of rock falls. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access through a tunnel which slopes down in places. On exiting the tunnel there are steps to the beach, not suitable for wheel chairs.
Dogs allowed all year.
Shaldon is about 17 miles from Exeter. From Exeter take the A38 west and then turn onto the A380 (signposted to Teignmouth). Continue on the A380 south and then turn left onto the B3192 (signposted to Teignmouth) and continue on the B3192 to Teignmouth. Follow the B3192 into Teignmouth and then at a junction turn right onto the A379 (signposted to Shaldon). Continue on this road out of Teignmouth and then turn left, continuing on the A379 (again signposted to Shaldon) to take the road bridge over the River Teign to Shaldon. Follow the A379 through Shaldon and continue on the A379 out of Shaldon and then turn left where signposted for the Shaldon car park (381 spaces).
Post Code:
TQ14 0HP.
2 car parks approximately a 5 minute walk from the beach.
Yes, by the car park.
Shops in Shaldon.
Ferry to Teignmouth (at Shaldon).
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Torre Abbey Sands Beach (6 miles, sandy beach)
Teignmouth (2 miles, sandy beach, disabled access, part dog friendly)
Dawlish (5 miles, sandy beach, disabled access, part dog friendly)
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