Things to see and do at South Milton Sands

Lots of rockpools to explore

Follow the coast path to the pretty village of Hope Cove, beachcomb and make your own wild art or stay longer and enjoy some stargazing, there's something for everyone at South Milton Sands.

The beach at South Milton Sands

Spend a relaxing day on one of the most popular beaches in the South Hams. There’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained from building sand castles to sunbathing on the golden sands. Explore the rock pools teeming with marine life or take a cooling dip in the sea.



The wide sheltered bay at South Milton Sands is perfect for a spot of paddle boarding or windsurfing. Jump into a canoe or kayak and see if you can navigate your way through Thurlestone Rock.

Dive or a snorkle?

We've found all these great short clips of film on You Tube exploring the waters around South Milton Sands. Thanks to everyone who has posted them!

The Beachouse

This charming seafood café and takeaway is mere yards from the beach. Serving a range of snacks, light lunches and evening meals, the café specialises in fresh locally sourced sea food.