Leas Foot Sand Beach
Description:Leas Foot Sand is a nice sandy beach, looking out on Bigbury Bay. Parking and facilities are at Thurlestone Sand, which is a 10 minute walk on the coast path.
Safety:Signs warn of strong under currents, large breaking waves and deeply shelving beach. Also do not use inflatables when windy. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:There is level access from the coast path to the beach.
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:Thurlestone village is approximately 20 miles from Plymouth. Take the A379 from Plymouth into south Devon. About a mile after Aveton Gifford, at the Bantham Cross roundabout go straight across onto the B3197 (signposted to Salcombe). Alternatively approaching from the Totnes direction, take the A381 and A379 until you reach the Bantham Cross roundabout (shortly after Churchstow) and turn onto the B3197. After a short distance on the B3197, turn right (signposted to Thurlestone). Follow this road for several miles, then turn right at a junction and follow this road through Thurlestone village. After the golf course, turn right for the car park at the north of Thurlestone Sand beach. Then walk the coast path west.
Post Code:TQ7 3NP.
Parking:No parking. Park at Thurlestone Sand.
Toilets:No. Toilets at Thurlestone Sand.
Facilities:Beach shop at Thurlestone Sand.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Bigbury (9 miles, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly, disabled access)
Bantham Sand (1 mile, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly)
Thurlestone Sand (1 mile, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Hope Cove (6 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly, disabled access)