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Saltern Cove

Saltern Cove is one of the SSSI designated sites in the English Riviera GeoparkEnglish Riviera Geopark  and a Local Nature Reserve. Uniquely in Britain, this nature reserve extends underwater to a point 376 metres below the low water mark.
The beach is located along the South West Coast Path to the South of Goodrington Sands and is accessed via set of steps from the coast path above.  It is one of the coves which makes up the local area known as ‘Three Beaches”. At low tide there are many rock pools to explore.
Operated by: Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust 
Type: Shingle and sand with rocks and cliffs
Transport: Bus service to the shops at Three Beaches - No. 12.  Walk down Cliff Road and turn right after the railway bridge to reach the coast path.
Disabled: Difficult - the only access to the beach is down a set of steep steps rom the coast path above.
Dogs: Allowed
Facilities: None
Car Park: Cliff Park Road Pay and Display Car Park
Surrounding Area: Local Nature Reserve, Quaywest Water Park, café and public toilets at Goodrington Sands. There are shops, café and takeaways at Three Beaches.

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