A quite park between Paignton & Torquay which is part of the South West Coastal Path. This park usually has a quiet and peaceful atmosphere as there’s little to do here. The old facilities that were once here have been removed for some reason or other. Now all that’s here are flowers, shrubbery, trees and the remnants of the old gas works.
Set below high sandstone cliffs this sheltered beach is a real suntrap.
Preston Sands is is renowned for its many painted beach huts and one of Torbay’s most popular beaches and is a local favourite. It has a green that runs the length of the beach which is ideal for kicking a ball, throwing frisbees or just chilling and lazing in the sun. There is a small playpark in the center of the green to help keep the youngsters amused.
The soft, golden red sand and calm shallow water make this beach a favourite destination for locals and tourists, especially in the summer.
A nice casual stroll from the Roundham headland down to the beautiful Goodrington Beach. The promenade curves around the cliff and in the summer you’ll find it decorated with colourful beach huts.
Enjoy a gentle stroll around the Domesday estate of Churston Ferrers, passing the twelfth century manor and its coaching inn thats said to be haunted by one of the Benedictine monks. The route follows an ancient green lane, as well as a coffin way and a modern walking trail.
A Leisurely Walk Around Roundham Head, wheelchair friendly walk around the headlands rocky red layered cliffs, with some breathtaking views of the whole bay from Berry Head to Thatcher rock.
A lovely little secluded beach very popular with the locals and dog friendly. Situated just 500 metres from Goodrington Sands Beach and just a stones throw to Saltern Cove around the corner.
Sometimes spelt Elbury, this is a quiet beach with fantastic views. It’s just a short walk from Broadsands car park around the golf course along the coastal path.