South Milton Sands / Thurlestone Sands

South Milton Sands/Thurlestone Sands

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: Lovely long beach, coarse sand/fine shingle. Popular and heavily used.
Ownership: Part National Trust, Devon Regional Office, Killerton House, Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3LE
  Part privately owned.
Access: Easy access from the National Trust car park 50m away. A few steps and wooden ramp down to the beach with a handrail at southern end, or two gravel slipways. You can also park at Thurlestone Beach car park, at the northern end, and walk down a narrow road for 50m, then 25 concrete steps.
Disabled access: Access is via a ramp onto soft sand.
Parking: National Trust car park, charges apply to non-members, 200 spaces.
Facilities: Seasonal servery at far end of car park. Surfing Sam watersport hire - seasonal. Public toilets in the car park.
Lifeguard: RNLI lifeguard service operates 6th July to 8th September.
Activities: Suitable water area for young children when supervised, swimming - no strong currents when calm, coastal walks.
Dogs: No known restrictions, but please read the FAQs.
Barbecues: Unknown, please read the FAQs.
Slipway access: Beach access via National Trust owned slipway.

Field trip guidance for teachers and group leaders

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