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Fairy Cove

Fairy Cove is a pretty little beach to the South of Paignton Sands, just over the Harbour wall, which is popular with families.  Comprised of red sand and shingle with red sandstone cliffs at the back; at low tide the beach is separated from the sea by flat rocks with interesting rock pools. There are no facilities on the beach itself but Paignton Harbour is close by with a range of cafes, shops and public toilets.

Type: Shingle and sand with rocks and cliffs
Location: Fairy Cove is situated between Paignton Harbour and Roundham Head.
Disabled: Difficult -  It can be accessed via a set of steps from the gardens on Roundham Head or via another set of steps over the wall of the harbour near the Harbour Master’s Office.
Dogs: Allowed
Safety: Lifebuoy on the Harbour wall
Facilities: Nearest public toilets are Paignton Harbour Toilets. Nearest cafes and shops around Paignton Harbour
Car Park: Roundham Pay and Display Car Park close by with limited on-street parking around harbour
Surrounding Area: Paignton Harbour, Cafes, Restaurant, Pubs, Shops and pitch and putt golf on Roundham Head

Satellite view of Fairy Cove - Link opens in new window

 

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