Man Sands car park is located about three quarters of a mile from Man Sands beach at the top of a steep unsurfaced track. To find Man Sands car park, follow signs for Coleton Fishacre, and turn left at Scabbacombe Lane (grid reference SX913530).
Man Sands car park is the perfect starting point for a trip to Woodhuish, where you can see a restored Victorian cider press. A walk down the lane leads you to Man Sands beach, a secluded cove which is popular for swimming and surfing, as well as rock pooling at low tide. Dogs are welcome on this beach. Between the car park and the beach you will pass a bird hide, where you can see winter migrants, including teal, snipe, and other waders. Look out for water rail, moorhens, mallard and grey heron all year round.
To find Scabbacombe car park, follow signs for Coleton Fishacre, and turn left at Scabbacombe Lane (grid reference SX911522). From the car park a public footpath leads to Scabbacombe beach; the walk is about one mile through fields, and is steep in places.
This car park is a great starting point for a circular walk. Scabbacombe beach is a very secluded beach popular with swimmers and nudists. Dogs are welcome at this beach.
To find Coleton Camp car park, turn left at the entrance gate to Coleton Fishacre and follow the lane (grid reference SX909512).
With easy access to the South West Coast Path, from Coleton Camp car park you can strike out towards Kingswear, or take the path signed for Scabbacombe by turning left when you reach the coast path. The walk from Coleton Camp to Scabbacombe beach is about one mile, and steep in places.