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St Marys Bay - Devon Beach

Brixham, Torbay

This is a long sandy beach which is backed by high. shale cliffs.

Beach Type



Scuba diving
Fishing and snorkelling

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned manually every day by the Council. Dogs are allowed all year round although dog litter bins are not provided.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended


Nearest town: Brixham
County: Torbay
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3855, -3.50244
Postcode: TQ5 9FE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


The beach is accessed via steep steps

Nearest Railway Stations

Paignton (Approx. 4 miles away)
Torquay (Approx. 5 miles away)
Torre (Approx. 6 miles away)
Totnes (Approx. 9 miles away)
Newton Abbot (Approx. 11 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 for around 50 cars. but there are no disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Sharkham Point, Brixham (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Brixham Central, Brixham (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Berry Head National Nature Reserve, Brixham (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Berry Head Road, Paignton (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Breakwater, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Shoalstone South, Brixham (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Shoalstone, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Oxen Cove, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Freshwater, Brixham (Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Man Sands, Hillhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Brixham