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Mothecombe Beach // Ivybridge

Mothecombe beach

Mothecombe Beach

This is a rocky shore with plenty of fine sand, especially at low tide. Access for the disabled is difficult as the winding pathway is a walk of around fifteen minutes from the car park. Dogs are allowed in restricted areas. There is a beach shop and café with other facilities Toilets and kiosk are at the car park.

Mothecombe Beach lies at the mouth of the River Erme. There is safe, sheltered bathing in shallow water here. The beach is part of the privately owned Flete Estate and is only open to the public on Wednesdays and weekends. It is a sheltered beach with fine sand. On either side are rocks for climbing and exploring.

Mothecombe Beach tide times

  • Mon 25th March

    Low 2:35am (0.70m)
    High 8:34am (5.47m)
    Low 2:54pm (0.90m)
    High 8:49pm (5.25m)
  • Tue 26th March

    Low 3:10am (1.10m)
    High 9:04am (5.13m)
    Low 3:26pm (1.36m)
    High 9:18pm (4.96m)
  • Wed 27th March

    Low 3:43am (1.55m)
    High 9:35am (4.77m)
    Low 3:58pm (1.81m)
    High 9:52pm (4.67m)
  • Thu 28th March

    Low 4:20am (1.97m)
    High 10:17am (4.43m)
    Low 4:39pm (2.21m)
    High 10:44pm (4.39m)