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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

  • Tue 19th January

    Low 3:32am (1.68m)
    High 9:22am (5.06m)
    Low 3:56pm (1.70m)
    High 9:42pm (4.70m)
  • Wed 20th January

    Low 4:04am (1.93m)
    High 9:57am (4.83m)
    Low 4:29pm (1.95m)
    High 10:22pm (4.53m)
  • Thu 21st January

    Low 4:42am (2.15m)
    High 10:40am (4.61m)
    Low 5:11pm (2.15m)
    High 11:11pm (4.38m)
  • Fri 22nd January

    Low 5:31am (2.34m)
    High 11:36am (4.42m)
    Low 6:05pm (2.30m)