Cove and blackstone rocks, kingsbridge estuary biddlehead point, salcombe footpath on rickham common and black. Situated along the south coast between plymouth and dartmouth, the popular beaches include, bigbury on sea, bantham, thurlestone, hope cove, torcross, sunny cove and blackpool sands.
Directly across the estuary from salcombe’s popular north sands and south sands beaches is the lovely little sunny cove.
Sunny cove beach devon. Access is generally easiest from the adjacent mill bay beach or. About a mile after aveton gifford, at the bantham cross roundabout turn left to continue on the a379 until the palegate cross roundabout. Cove and blackstone rocks, kingsbridge estuary.
Being a little harder to access than other beaches, sunny is often quieter than beaches closer to the ferry terminal. Situated on the east portlemouth side of the salcombe estuary almost opposite fort charles, the remains of salcombe castle. Peaceful but well used place to relax and swim.
If you’re looking for an unspoilt beach in south devon, there is always south sands in salcombe to visit. Being a little harder to access than other beaches, sunny is often quieter than beaches closer to the ferry terminal. The area around mill bay provides sandy retreats and coves away from the busier beaches.
Sunny cove the aptly named sunny cove is one of the best salcombe beaches for a peaceful afternoon of sunshine! Salcombe castle (english heritage) is across the water next to north sands (beach). Being away from some of the busier beaches;
Sunny cove is accessed via a path through woods and faces salcombe south sands beach and the estuary, looking out to sea. Popular with sup enthusiasts, this rocky cove is known for its blue, blue. Although on the maps, the approaches to the beach are not blindingly obvious.
Sandcastles, swimming, gentle waves lapping and lazy days. Sunnycove is a unique top floor apartment commanding some of the best views in tenby. Sunny cove is about 1 mile south of east portlemouth village which is approximately 8 miles from kingsbridge, which is 20 miles from plymouth.
South sands (beach) is a little further down on the other side of the estuary. The beach is beautiful, the waves are. Accessible by passenger ferry plus a walk.
The wwii home guard memorial was a reassuring marker that we. On a sunny day you would be hard pushed to find two more beautiful beaches in devon. Sunny cove (beach) at low tide, sunny cove (beach) is a big arc of sand.
Accessible only from the water or on foot from the south west coast path this beautiful secluded beach looks out at the mouth of salcombe estuary, and is perfect for those looking to sun bathe whilst enjoying beautiful views across. Along each of the devon coastlines, you will find gorgeous golden beaches, secluded coves and glistening water. There are over 30 beaches in the south hams, some of the finest in south devon and the uk.
Sunny cove is a soft yellow sandy beach with beautiful views of the harbour. Sunny cove is accessed either by boat or by a 10 minute walk through the woods from the parking at mill bay. Eric mcdonald / national trust.
Apparently named because of its sunny aspect the beach here is also slightly more exposed to the wind and waves than salcombe’s other beaches. The property is surrounded by beautiful beaches. Variously known as sunny cove and arthur’s beach, not very far out of falmouth between swanpool and meanporth.
Views across the estuary and out to sea. If you park at mill bay, sunny cove can be reached on foot with a. Take the a379 from plymouth and follow the a379 into south devon.
Sunny cove is a small but perfectly formed beach on the salcombe estuary, and probably the quietest of east portlemouth’s much loved beaches due to the short walk to reach it along the path from mill bay car park. Sunny cove beach with panorama across salcombe inlet as can be seen from the beach photos, this is a popular area, which is only accessible by water, or the narrow 1 mile entrance lane. Hidden gems that are perfect for resting a while when walking the coast path, or to spend the day and build sand castles, or discover rock pools.
The beach itself has the most spectacular views of the salcombe hillside and its luxurious houses, which tower above the crystal blue waters, creating an almost mediterranean landscape. On the mouth of the estuary, you’ll find clear seas for paddling in and soft sand for bare feet to sink into. The beach is beautiful, the waves are relatively gentle so swimming is a pleasure.
There's a superb spit of sand at the southern end of sunny cove (beach) that curls out into the water at low tide. With its unrivalled location perched on the edge of the north beach sands, it takes in views of the harbour, castle hill, monkstone point and across to the gower peninsula. Didn’t see much point in climbing down to the beach, so i stayed up top watching a yacht race in the harbour, as they all tacked across the channel.
I have included the steep walk down the steps to anstey’s cove in this route because this is one of torbay’s most picturesque spots. A view towards sunny cove from the coast path. Sunny cove is a delightful, sheltered oasis of calm, located just around the corner from the busier mill bay beach, which itself sits opposite salcombe’s town centre.