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Great Mattiscombe Beach

(Great Mattiscombe Sand)

Devon, England

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A beautiful exposed beach with some interesting rock formations.

The beach can only be accessed on foot from the South-West Coastal Path, so it is usually very quiet.

Great Mattiscombe Beach is on the South Devon Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

Sand Rock

Weather and tides for Friday 21 June

Chance of rain 61%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 13mph
Tomorrow (Saturday)
Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Great Mattiscombe Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 12:51 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 6:58 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   14.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Great Mattiscombe Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Slapton Sands (3.3 miles)
Start Point Lighthouse (4 miles)
East Portlemouth & Gara Rock Trail (4.7 miles)
Whitestrand Boat Hire (4.9 miles)
Salcombe Tourist Information Centre (4.9 miles)
Salcombe Harbour (4.9 miles)
Salcombe Distilling Company (5 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Hallsands

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SX817369

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: South Hams

Parish: Stokenham

Nearest postcode: TQ7 2ET

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Visitor information for Great Mattiscombe Beach, Devon, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Fri, 21 Jun 2024 21:22:38 +0100