Maceley Cove Beach
Description:Maceley Cove is a small sandy cove below the rocky bulk of Gammon Head on the South Devon coast. The cove is accessible from the coast path.
Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:There is a steep path down to the cove with a climb over rocks to reach the beach.
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:Maceley Cove is about 1 mile from the Prawle Point car park, which is about 8 miles from Kingsbridge and about 28 miles from Plymouth. Take the A379 from Plymouth to Kingsbridge or alternatively take the A381 from Totnes to Kingsbridge. At Kingsbridge follow the A379 through Kingsbridge and out of Kingsbridge to the east. On the A379 at the village of Frogmore, turn right (signposted to East Prawle). Follow this road for about a mile and then turn left at a junction (again signposted to East Prawle). Continue on this road through the hamlet of Ford and then continue on this road for about a mile and then turn right at a junction. Continue on this road to East Prawle. At East Prawle drive through the village past the green and follow the lane out of the village west. This lane leads to the Prawle Point car park. From the car park, walk west past Prawle Point to Maceley Cove.
Post Code:TQ7 2BX (Prawle Point car park).
Parking:No parking by the beach. The nearest car park is at Prawle Point, which is about a 30-40 minutes walk on the coast path.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Bantham Sand (15 miles, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly)
Mill Bay (6 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Elender Cove (nearby on the coast, sandy beach, dog friendly, only accessible by boat)
Prawle Point (2 miles on the coast path, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Slapton Sands (9 miles, pebble beach, dog friendly, disabled access)