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Mothecombe Beach

(Meadowsfoot Beach)

Devon, England


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A large expanse of sand that is a traditional family beach.

Mothecombe is at the mouth of the Erme Estuary on the south coast of Devon. It is a remote sandy bay, approximately 330 metres wide, backed by sand dunes and cliffs. A stream flows onto the beach to the sea.

The beach is privately owned and maintained by the Flete Estate and has remained completely unspoilt, with the only buildings being an old boathouse and the lime kiln. Access to the beach is restricted out of season.

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

Sand

Weather and tides for Friday 17 August

Tonight
Chance of rain 9%
Min temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 16mph
Tomorrow (Saturday)
Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Mothecombe Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 11:06 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 5:24 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   17.1°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Mothecombe Beach

Things to do and see in the area

The Dolphin Inn Pub and B&B (1.6 miles)
South West Coast Path - Burgh Island (3.1 miles)
Burgh Island (3.2 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Battisborough Cross

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SX610473

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: South Hams

Parish: Holbeton

Nearest postcode: PL8 1LA

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