1. Exmouth beach
Blue flag winning Exmouth Beach is a short walk from the town centre and extends for near two miles from the mouth of the Exe in the west to Orcombe point in the east. Long and sandy the beach is perfect for a range of activities, from family holidays through to watersports adventures
What’s on offer?
- A long sandy beach
- Nearby amusements
- Mainline train station within a ten minute walk
- Water sports with Edge and Exmouth Watersports
- Boat trips with Stuartline cruises
- Rockpooling at Maer rocks
- Multiple ice cream and refreshment kiosks
- Three large public car parks (chargeable)
- Public toilets at intervals along the seafront
- Water taps and refill points
- Boat launching at Mamhead slipway
- Beach huts
- Boat storage
- Queen's Drive Space
- Dogs are allowed all year at the two ends of the beach from the second break water east and from the Octagon café west
- Dogs are prohibited from the centre portion of the beach from May 1 to September 30
- More information is available on our dog information page
- The beach is lifeguarded during the summer season only
- There is an area where the River Exe runs close to the beach… bathing is not permitted in this area for your safety (clearly indicated by large signs)
- For the safety of swimmers, there is a powered craft exclusion zone between Orcombe Point and Maer Rocks which is marked by yellow buoys.
- You're not allowed to light an open fire on the beach.