South Hams - a swim, walk & history guide
East Prawle to Bantham
South Hams - a swim, walk & history guide
East Prawle to Bantham

East Prawle to Bantham - a swim, walk & history guide by Simon Tozer

NB: this guide will be available late April / early May

This is my personal guide to the South Hams coast line from East Prawle to Bantham

Including:

  • East Prawle
  • East Portlemouth
  • Kingsbridge Estuary
  • Salcombe
  • Soar Mill
  • Hope Cove
  • Thurlestone
  • Bantham


This book is a must for anyone who lives, visits, swims, walks or just loves the South Hams

If you buy the paperback version of South Devon Beaches from this website you can choose to have it signed by the author and even personalise the message (just enter your message in the “Order Notes” on the Checkout page).

Each location includes

  • fabulous photos
  • a guide to the suitable swimming locations
  • directions and a couple of suggested walks (three in the case of Kingsbridge Estuary), inluding maps
  • a local or suitable poem
  • the history of the location and some local stories
  • some suggestions on where to get refreshments
  • the author’s own experiences there
  • some other great tips
  • Swim – Where are the best places to swim? What is the water like? How busy does it get? Is the water likely to be polluted? Can dogs use the beach?
  • Walk – How do I get there? Is there a good walk I can enjoy and what are the details? WHat are the pointe of interest?
  • History – Read about the local history & the legends. Shipwrecks, aristocrats turfing the locals off their land, etc

 

maidencombe beach

Maidencombe Beach

Ness Cove

Ness Cove

Shaldon Beach

Shaldon Beach

Back Beach Teignmouth

Back Beach Teignmouth

Teignmouth Town Beach

Teignmouth Town Beach

Holcombe Beach

Holcombe Beach

Coryton Cove

Coryton Cove

Dawlish Town Beach

Dawlish Town Beach

Langstone Rock Beach

Langstone Rock Beach

Dawlish Warren Beach

Dawlish Warren Beach