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Man Sands

Man Sands lies on the South coast of Devon, just to the southwest of Sharkham Point near Brixham.

A mixture of pebbles and shingle, the east facing beach is protected from the southerly storms by Crabrock Point, and sits at the seaward end of a small river valley.

The beach extends northeast to Southdown Cliff and some sand is exposed at low tide. The northeastern section of beach tends to be rockier however.

The beach is rarely deserted due to its proximity to Brixham and also the fact that the former Coastguard cottages at the end of Woodhuish Lane have been converted into holiday accommodation. Man Sands is cut by a small river that runs from the marshy area just behind the beach. It also features an old disused lime kiln tucked away near the steps from the path to the beach.

Quite pretty, in its own way, the beach is accessed via a rough half mile (1 km.) or so track from the car park at the top of Woodhuish Lane.

Facilities

 Sandy beach

 Parking

 Dogs permitted

OS Explorer Map OL20: South Devon

OS Explorer Map OL20: South Devon

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Brixham, Kingswear, Broadsands and Dartmouth.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowBrixham

arrowPaignton

arrowDartmouth

arrowTorquay

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowBrixham

	arrowDartmouth

	arrowPaignton

	arrowDittisham

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Brixham, Paignton, Newton Abbot and Kingsbridge.

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