Devon Beach Guide

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 and follow the A379 into south Devon until the Palegate Cross roundabout. Alternatively approaching from the Totnes direction, take the A381 from Totnes until the Palegate Cross roundabout. At the Palegate Cross roundabout turn onto the B3264 and follow this road to Kingsbridge. Approaching Kingsbridge turn right onto the A379 and follow the A379 through Kingsbridge and out of Kingsbridge to the east, continuing 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. Then shortly after Ford at a junction turn right and then follow this road for several miles until East Prawle. Drive through East Prawle and follow this road to the Prawle Point car park. Then walk east on the coast path to Malcombe Sand.
Post Code:
TQ7 2BY (Prawle Point).
Parking:
1 very small car park at Prawle Point.
Toilets:
No.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
None.
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)
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