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Thurlestone South Beach

(South Milton Sands)

Devon, England

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A remote sandy beach backed by dunes.

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), this beach has quite coarse sand with rocky outcrops and plenty of rockpools to explore at low tide. The most prominent feature is the famous Thurlstone Rock, best seen at high tide.

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


Weather and tides for Monday 22 July

Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 20%
Min temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Thurlestone South Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 7:54 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:02 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   17.6°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Thurlestone South Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Burgh Island (2.2 miles)
South West Coast Path - Burgh Island (2.3 miles)
Kingsbridge (3.9 miles)
Waterborn (4 miles)
Sea N Shore (4 miles)
Sea Kayak Salcombe (4 miles)

Places to eat near Thurlestone South Beach

The Cove (170 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Thurlestone

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SX676416

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: South Hams

Parish: South Milton

Nearest postcode: TQ7 3JS

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

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