Plymouth is surrounded by golden sandy beaches recognised for being some of the best in the UK and are perfect for rockpooling, swimming and surfing.
Everyone wants something different from a beach, be it peace and quiet, water sports or family fun. With the variety of beaches in Plymouth and surrounding areas you are sure to find one to suit.
Plymouth's closest beach's are Bovisands and Wembury, being just a 15 - 20 minute drive away from the centre. As areas of outstanding natural beauty, these destinations are popular with locals and families.
Drawing more closer to the Kingsbridge area you'll find even more sandy beaches incuding, Bigbury-on-sea, Challaborough, Bantham and Thurlestone Beach.
Across the water into Cornwall ( accessible via the Cawsand Ferry) visit Kingsand and Cawsand beaches, surrounded by quaint local villages, restaurants and cafes.