Bovisand Bay

Bovisand Bay

The following information is correct to the best of our knowledge, however, if you spot anything that you know to be different, please contact us.

Type: Sand with pebbles and rocks. A popular beach, but with little space at high tide.
Ownership: Part South Hams District Council.
  Part privately owned.
Access: Access is via 60 uneven steps down a sandy path from Bovisand car park. Alternative access from Bovisand Park car park down steep coast path, through kissing gate and over the small wooden boardwalk.
Disabled access: Steep sloping path from the south side (200m).
Parking: Private parking area at top of beach. Charges apply. 300 spaces.
Facilities: Privately run beach shop with snacks and ice creams available in summer only. Toilets over hill at Bovisand Park (300m).
Lifeguard: None.
Activities: Surfing popularity increasing. Suitable water area for young children when supervised. Swimming with no strong currents when calm.
Dogs: No known restrictions, but please read the FAQs.
Barbecues: No known restrictions, but please read the FAQs.
Slipway access: None.


Field trip guidance for teachers and group leaders

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