Places to explore around Wembury

At Wembury Point looking out over to the Mewstone

Explore some of the best rock pools in the country and look out over the infamous Mewstone. For the more adventurous, the beach is ideal for surfers, with up to 10 feet of swell.

Wembury Point

Wembury Point is the perfect site for a coastal walk with views of the entire bay and the impressive Mewstone. A favourite spot for bird watchers, Wembury Point is home to the rare cirl bunting found only along this coastline.

River Yealm

Take the coast path eastwards and discover the pretty wooded Yealm estuary. For the more adventurous take the seasonal foot ferry across the river to the picturesque village of Noss Mayo. Here you can enjoy a pint at The Ship or carry along further to Gara Point.

Wembury Woods

The perfect place for a relaxing and sheltered woodland walk. Look down upon the tranquil river Yealm and the peaceful villages of Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers. Look out for deer tracks and vibrant bluebells in the spring.


You'll see these if you visit Wembury Woods. The area of land belonged to one of our tenant farmers and was offered to local residents as a communal allotment in 2009. There are 40 plots in total. The site is managed by the Wembury Allotments Association with the National Trust providing advice.