Sunny Cove Beach
Description:Sunny Cove is a sandy beach with pleasant scenery looking out onto Salcombe Harbour. Parking and facilities are at Mill Bay, a 10 minute walk on the coast path.
Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:Final access to the beach is via a short sloping path from the coast path.
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:Sunny Cove is about 1 mile south of East Portlemouth village which is approximately 8 miles from Kingsbridge, which is 20 miles from Plymouth. Take the A379 from Plymouth and follow the A379 into south Devon. About a mile after Aveton Gifford, at the Bantham Cross roundabout turn left to continue on the A379 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. About 2 miles east of Kingsbridge at the village of Frogmore, turn right, signposted to East Portlemouth. Follow this road through South Pool and follow the sign posts to East Portlemouth. Note that on this route there are several parts that are impassable at high tide. Continue on this road past the beach at East Portlemouth to the Mill Bay car park. Park here and then walk the coast path for about 10 minutes to Sunny Cove.
Post Code:TQ8 8PU.
Parking:No parking. Park at Mill Bay.
Toilets:No. Toilets at Mill Bay.
Facilities:Café and beach shop at East Portlemouth.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Bantham Sand (16 miles, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly)
North Sands (17 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Mill Bay (less than 1 mile, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Slapton Sands (10 miles, pebble beach, dog friendly, disabled access)