"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mothecombe - Meadowsfoot & Coastguards Beach

Mothecombe is at the mouth of the Erme Estuary on the south coast of Devon. It is a remote sandy bay, approximately 330 metres wide, backed by sand dunes and cliffs. A stream flows onto the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Holbeton

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX611472


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mothecombe - Meadowsfoot & Coastguards Beach

  • Saltram House and Gardens (7m)
  • Dartmoor Zoological Park (7m)
  • Cookworthy Museum (8m)
  • The Green House Visitor Centre (8m)
  • Plym Valley Railway (8m)
  • Tenpin Plymouth (9m)
  • Plymouth Ski Centre (9m)
  • National Marine Aquarium (9m)
  • ClayArt (9m)
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery (9m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
5 Modbury Court
Church Street
PL21 0QR

Phone 01548 830 159
Email enquiries001@modburytic.org.uk

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Forecast for Friday 19 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 66%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 58%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 58%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1029
Humidity 68%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1031
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
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A large expanse of sand that is a traditional family beach. There are two parts to the beach. Meadowsfoot which is a privately owned beach and is open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The nearby Coastguard's Beach has free public access.

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