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Strete Gate Beach Beach

Slapton, Devon

Set in Start Bay, Strete Gate Beach forms part of a long beach of sand and shingle stretching north from Start point towards Stoke Fleming.

Beach Type



Picnic site



Nature and Wildlife

There is a marked woodland trail.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Dartmouth Tourist Information Centre Newcomen Engine House Mayors Avenue Dartmouth Tel. 01803 834224


Nearest town: Slapton
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2973, -3.63588
Postcode: TQ6 0RR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Strete Gate beach is accesed off the A379. dartmouth to Kingsbridge Road. south of Strete.

Nearest Railway Stations

Paignton (Approx. 10 miles away)
Totnes (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Parking available

Nearby Car Parks

Strete Gate, Strete (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Slapton Memorial, Slapton (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Blackpool Sands, Stoke Fleming (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Torcross, Torcross (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Torcross Village Layby, Torcross (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Stokenham Memorial, Stokenham (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Stoke Fleming, Stoke Fleming (Long stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Beesands, Beesands (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Little Dartmouth, Stoke Fleming (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Dartmouth, Dartmouth (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Slapton