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Shaldon Beach

Exmouth, Devon

A small sandy cove backed by high cliffs. The beach is popular with families and there is a vibrant fishing community.

Beach Type



Slip-way and toilet (including disabled) are available



Nature and Wildlife

Part of the South West Coast Path is suitable for walking as is the end of the Templer Way.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by Teignbridge District Council Resort Staff and litter bins are available. Dogs are banned between 1st May - 30th September; dog litter bins are provided for other times.

Tourist Information

Shaldon Tourist Information Centre Shaldon Car Park Ness drive Shaldon TQ14 0HP Tel: 01626 873723


Nearest town: Exmouth
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5402, -3.50312
Postcode: TQ14 0DL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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A38 or A380 from Exeter towards Torquay. Turn off for Teignmouth and follow signs to Shaldon.

Public Transport

Nearest train station is in Teignmouth. There is also a regular passenger ferry from Teignmouth.

Nearest Railway Stations

Teignmouth (About a mile away)
Dawlish (Approx. 3 miles away)
Newton Abbot (Approx. 4 miles away)
Dawlish Warren (Approx. 5 miles away)
Torre (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Free car parking is available in the village and in the large car park located at the far end of the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Strand, Teignmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Point, Teignmouth (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
The Ness, Shaldon (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
King George V, Shaldon (Short stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Quay Road, Teignmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Brunswick Street, Teignmouth (Short stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Polly Steps (Seasonal), Teignmouth (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Teign Street, Teignmouth (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Brook Street (CRS), Teignmouth (Short stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Lower Brook Street, Teignmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

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