Devon Beach Guide

Mattiscombe Beach

Description:
Mattiscombe Beach is a nice sandy beach on a picturesque part of the South Devon coast. The beach is quite popular in summer but there are no facilities and the car park is a 10-15 minute walk. There is good walking and fine scenery around Start Point, though note that on the coast path there are unprotected cliff edges in places.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
The foot path from the car park to the beach slopes downwards and the final steps down to the beach are steep. Not suitable for wheel chairs.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:
Mattiscombe Beach is about 9 miles from Kingsbridge in South Devon. At Kingsbridge drive east on the A379 until Stokenham and then at a mini roundabout turn onto the Beesands Road (signposted to Beesands) and after 3-4 miles on this road, turn left (signposted to Start Point, Hall Sands and Kellaton). Follow this road for several miles to the Start Point car park. From the car park, take the foot path to Mattiscombe Beach (about 10-15 minutes walking). There are other routes in South Devon to Stokenham.
Post Code:
TQ7 2ET.
Parking:
Car park at Start Point.
Toilets:
No.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Bantham Sand (13 miles, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly)
Lannacombe Beach (2 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Slapton Sands (6 miles, pebble beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
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