"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mothecombe - Meadowsfoot & Coastguards 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.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Holbeton

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX611472

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mothecombe - Meadowsfoot & Coastguards Beach

  • Saltram House and Gardens (7m)
  • Dartmoor Zoological Park (7m)
  • Cookworthy Museum (8m)
  • The Green House Visitor Centre (8m)
  • Plym Valley Railway (8m)
  • Tenpin Plymouth (9m)
  • Plymouth Ski Centre (9m)
  • National Marine Aquarium (9m)
  • ClayArt (9m)
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery (9m)

Tourist Information

Modbury
Tourist Information Centre
5 Modbury Court
Church Street
Devon
England
PL21 0QR

Phone 01548 830 159
Email enquiries001@modburytic.org.uk
http://www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:24 BST
(04:24 GMT)
High Tide
11:37 BST
(10:37 GMT)
Low Tide
17:43 BST
(16:43 GMT)
High Tide
23:43 BST
(22:43 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Mothecombe - Meadowsfoot & Coastguards Beach

A large expanse of sand that is a traditional family beach. There are two parts to the beach. Meadowsfoot which is a privately owned beach and is open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The nearby Coastguard's Beach has free public access.

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