Things to see and do at South Milton Sands
Follow the coast path to the pretty village of Hope Cove, enjoy some water sports 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 sandcastles 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 paddleboarding or windsurfing. Jump into a canoe or kayak and see if you can navigate your way through Thurlestone Rock.
Surfin' Sam Watersports provides equipment to make the most of the beautiful beach here. For more information, please visit their website: Surfin' Sam Watersports.
Check the tide times and discover an amazing underwater world as the sea goes out. The pools here are teeming with life such as limpets, sea anemones, crabs and starfish. See what you can find hiding among the rocks.
The Beachhouse café
This charming seafood café and takeaway is merely yards from the beach. Serving a range of snacks, light lunches and evening meals, the café specialises in fresh, locally sourced seafood.
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.
Head out for a walk, discover a historical landscape and take in spectacular views of the surrounding coast and countryside at Bolberry Down.
With a variety of walks and views, East Soar has plenty to see. Discover seascapes, secret coves and rugged clifftop walks along the way. You could even try out some outdoor activities.
Discover the 780 miles of beautiful coastline in our care. Plan your next coastal adventure, whether you want to explore soft, sandy beaches or rugged, windswept cliffs.
Try out the ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ activities children can enjoy by the sea, from paddling or swimming, to catching crabs and skimming stones.
While canoeing and kayaking are great ways to experience nature and keep fit, they can be dangerous if you don't follow the guidelines. Learn how to stay safe with our advice and guidance.