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South Milton Sands

A long sweep of golden sand and rock pools, with crystal-clear waters and iconic rock archway

Thurlestone, near Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 3JY

The golden sandy beach at South Milton Sands, South Devon, with buildings and grassy headland in the distance, and blue sky with white clouds above

Planning your visit


South Milton Sands map 

Take a look at the map of South Milton Sands to help plan your visit.

A small dog on the lead standing at the beach

Visiting South Milton Sands with your dog 

Find out about visiting South Milton Sands with your dog, from where you can and can’t take them, to the facilities available for dog owners. South Milton Sands is a one pawprint rated place.

View from the top of the beach at South Milton Sands, South Devon

Our work: coastal change at South Milton Sands 

Find out how the National Trust has been tackling coastal change over the decades at South Milton Sands in South Devon, from wooden piling sea defences to regenerating a dune system.

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