Wembury beach

Beach facilities

View map of beach Parking available Toilets available South West Coast Path Marine Conservation Zone National Trust Dog friendly Good water quality for swimming

Season: summer

This fine beach, located just five miles east of Plymouth, is at the edge of the South Hams.  It’s a National Trust beach and sits by the South West Coast Path.  The scene is varied and features the Mew Stone, a wedge-shaped island just off shore.  There’s also an old mill, which has been converted into a cafe.  The area is part of a Marine Conservation Zone, featuring varied seaweed species and a host of wildlife.  Children are attracted to the rock pools that appear as the tide drops. The beach is safe for swimming, kayaking and all manner of water sports..

Summer visit photo gallery


What the beach means to Joanna.


A summer day at Wembury beach.



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