Exmouth Beach

Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1NZ

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Exmouth Beach & seafront

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Exmouth Beach is well celebrated for its two miles of golden sand, rare on this coast and fascinating rock pools it's a paradise for children and adults alike.

Exmouth Beach is the ideal place to try your hand at watersports - be it Kite Surfing, Kayaking, standup paddleboarding or windsurfing. 

The gateway to the UNESCO Jurrasic Coast World Heritage site, Exmouth and its cliffs are teaming with geological finds. The coastline is also part of the South West Coast Path, and the beach and surrounding cliffs provide excellent short and long walks in the surrounding countryside. 

The promenade is two miles long and still has old favourites such as swing boats and crazy golf. The walk from the Marina to Orcombe Point is level and has wonderful views towards Dawlish and Torbay, there are plenty of cafes and 3 public Houses, plus and The Pavillion each with food along the front to stop and relax awhile.

Dog bins are provided and dogs are welcome on parts of the beach all year round but on the main beach seasonal restrictions apply, details of these can be found on the East Devon Council website.

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Opening Times

Exmouth Beach (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access to the beach
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access

Attraction Facilities

  • Beach Hut hire available from the Tourist Information Centre
  • Deckchairs
  • Pleasure boat cruises

Catering

  • Beach side refreshment kiosk
  • Cafes/Licensed Family Restaurants/Refreshments

Establishment Features

  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

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Recent Reviews:

  • 557dianea
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Bliss
    5 of 5 stars
    13th Oct 2021
    wonderful place. A flagship for other resorts. Perfect sea-front, harbour and village type town. Things to do or watch always. Read full review
  • bluemoon_10
    Devon, United Kingdom
    great
    5 of 5 stars
    23rd Dec 2021
    what a lovely sandy beach great for all families , couples etc walked the full length would highly recommend Read full review
  • Outdoorsman3
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Welcome to the dog toilet capital of Devon
    1 of 5 stars
    29th Dec 2021
    It *would* be a lovely beach if it wasn't for the hundreds of dogs crapping all over it at all times. Honestly, the place is little more than a giant toilet / dog playground. Don't try to sit down or... Read full review

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