Beach is a nice sandy beach on the South Devon coast.
Parking and facilities
are a 10-15 minute walk from the car park. Also within walking
distance from the car park is Coastguards Beach.
Coastguards Beach is a sandy beach on the west shore
of the river Erme, with rock pools by the river mouth
Safety:Information board with details of the estuary at the top of the slipway leading down to Coastguards Beach. See Beach Safety Guide
Access:Access to Mothecombe beach is via a path across a field,
not suitable for wheelchairs. Coastguards Beach is accessible
via a slipway
Dogs:Dogs are not permitted on Mothecombe Beach between 1st May to 30th September. They are welcome on Coastguards Beach all the year round.
Directions:Mothecombe is about 10 miles from Plymouth. From
Plymouth take the A379 to cross the Laira Bridge to Plymstock
and continue east into South Devon on the A379. Alternatively
take the A379 west from South Devon. A couple of miles east
of Yealmpton, turn south (signposted to Mothecombe). Continue
on this road for 2-3 miles until Battisborough Cross. Here
turn left for Mothecombe (signposted to Mothecombe) and follow
this road for about a mile to the Mothecombe car park. After
parking walk along the lane until the entrance to the field
path on the right and then take the field path to the beach.
To access Coastguards Beach continue to the end of the lane