Sugary Cove

Sugary Cove

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: Remote, quiet beach of shingle and rocks.
Ownership: Dartmouth Town Council
Access: Coast path from Dartmouth Castle, winding and uneven path (with 23 steps from eastern approach and 27 steps with wooden handrail from western approach) and some chain railling. 70 steep concrete steps down from coast path to beach.
Disabled access: There is no disabled access to this beach.
Parking: Limited pay and display parking outside Dartmouth Castle. 10 spaces. Above the beach about 300m away. Additional road side parking nearby.
Facilities: Tea rooms, toilets, shop and information point. Ferry to Dartmouth at Dartmouth Castle. Benches and tables for picnic area.
Lifeguard: None.
Activities: Picturesque ferry trips from Dartmouth Castle to Dartmouth quay and town centre make a wonderful extra activity. Coastal walks. Visit to Dartmouth Castle.
Dogs: No known restrictions, but please read the FAQs.
Barbecues: No known restrictions, but please read the FAQs.
Slipway access: None.

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