Dartmouth Beaches

Want some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK? Then the beaches in and near Dartmouth are the ones for you. When you stay in Dartmouth, you are never far away from a range of beaches, each one offering a different experience, whether its sandcastles or coastal walks.

Whether you are looking for family fun, where the kids can go exploring the rock pools, a relaxing cove to sit and listen to the waves, a coastal stretch for walking the dog, or a spot to try one of the many watersports on offer, Dartmouth beaches have it all.

There are 2 beautiful secluded cove beaches in Dartmouth town – Castle Cove and Sugary Cove next to Dartmouth Castle with stunning views of the estuary and the castle itself.

Dog Friendly Beaches

There are many Dog Friendly Beaches near Dartmouth; however a couple of beaches do have dog bans on through high season. 

Safety in the Water

Safety in the water is paramount, especially when exploring the River Dart Estuary and Sea. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) stands as a beacon of safety, offering invaluable support to seafarers. Their dedicated team provides vital rescue services, advice on water safety, and education on essential precautions. Whether you’re cruising, paddling, or swimming, adhering to safety guidelines, wearing appropriate life jackets, and being mindful of weather conditions ensures a secure and enjoyable experience. Find out more about safety on the water on the RNLI website here