Leas Foot Sand is a picturesque southwest-facing beach situated about half a mile southwest of Thurlestone on the coast of South Devon.
The smaller of the two main beaches at Thurlestone, it lies next to the golf course, to the northwest of the main Thurlestone Sands. The beach consists of coarse sand is quite well sheltered by the headland of Warren Point.
Access is easy from the large car park nearby, toilets are sited opposite the car park. All other facilities are to be found in Thurlestone village. The beach is often less crowded than its neighbouring beaches. Rock pools uncovered at low water may interest the younger members of your group.
Dogs are permitted all year round.
Ramblers will enjoy walking the South West Coast Path south to Hope Cove, Bolt Tail and Head or northwest to Bigbury Bay and Wembury Bay.
✔ Sandy beach
✔ Dogs permitted
✔ Cafe, shop or pub
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Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:
Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:
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