Malcombe Sand Beach
Description:Malcombe Sand is a long pebble and sand beach accessible on the coast path on the South Devon coast. At low tide there are rocks exposed. The west part of the beach is known as Horseley Cove.
Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:Malcombe Sand can be reached on the coast path from the Prawle Point car park, taking about 1 hour to walk. Final access to the beach is via a sloping path to the beach.
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:Prawle Point 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 east on the coast path to Malcombe Sand.
Post Code:TQ7 2BX (Prawle Point car park).
Parking:1 very small car park at Prawle Point.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Bantham Sand (14 miles, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly)
Mill Bay (5 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Prawle Point (1 mile on coast path, pebble beach, dog friendly)
Mattiscombe Beach (2 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Slapton Sands (7 miles, pebble beach, dog friendly, disabled access)