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South Milton Sands / Thurlestone Sands

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Beaches
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South Milton Sands / Thurlestone Sands

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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.

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Salcombe Tide Times

Start Point

30 March 2020

Time Type Height
03:52 Low 1.5m
10:05 High 4.4m
16:09 Low 1.6m
22:12 High 4.4m

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