South Devon National Landscape
Follaton House, Plymouth Road,
Totnes TQ9 5NE


Tel: 01803 229330


Bantham Beach

About This Project

Bantham Beach

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.

Very popular sandy beach.
Privately owned (The Bantham Estate).
Easy access from car park through soft sand. At northern end nine concrete steps with handrail.
Disabled access
Disabled access is possible. Fairly easy gradient from car park to the beach (200m).
Private car parking. 200m from beach. 750 spaces. Charges apply.
Toilets 300m at end of car park. Pub nearby in Bantham village and local Post Office and shop 700m.
RNLI lifeguard service operates 4th May to 30th September.
Surfing, suitable water area for young children when supervised, swimming, walking paths, no equipment hire.
Dogs are not permitted on the main part of the beach at any time of day between 1st May and 30th September inclusive.
Allowed in the car park, but disposable ones allowed on the beach if used sensibly. Please read the FAQs.
Slipway access
Small slipway located by the turning circle in the village, leading down to the estuary quayside, but with a very steep and narrow approach road.

Find answers to our frequently asked questions relating to South Devon’s beaches.

View Beaches FAQs

For all Field trip guidance for teachers and group leaders please get in touch via our contact page.

Contact Us
Salcombe Tide Times

Salcombe Weather