Getting Here

Details and directions

Get here

By Car


Bantham beach is in easy driving distance of Salcombe and Kingsbridge. From the A381 Aveton Gifford to Totnes road, follow the signs to Bantham. From the A379 Churchstow to Aveton Gifford road, take the exit to Bantham at the roundabout.


The car park at Bantham beach has room for over 1,000 cars. The beach is approximately 75m from the car and is an easy walk over the sand dunes.

Car parking charges

NO CASH - card payments only.  


2021 parking charges

  • Winter Charges:  Please note full car park charges apply at a flat rate of £4 per day
  • Contactless payments only - NO CASH!
  • 2021 annual passes may be purchased £120.00 (by card only)

An annual pass runs from January to December 2021                                                                        The pass is for one car only                                                                                                                                  The pass is to be stuck on the left hand side of windscreen on purchase.

  • Minibuses and large campervans/mobile homes are charged £12.50 for all day parking (all year around) campervans in the style of VW transporter for example are not considered a mobile home and therefore standard rate.
  • All cars must be removed from the car park at closing time which varies according to daylight hours.
  • Note that prices and times may alter without notice.
  • There is a charge of £25.00 to release vehicles after the car park gates have closed.






There is a seasonal passenger ferry crossing the river Avon from Bantham slipway to Cockleridge Ham (Bigbury-on-Sea).





2nd April


26th Sept

10:00am – 12:00pm and 2:00pm – 4:00pm
(every day)

contactless payments £4.00/per person one-way

To check the times of crossings telephone the Estate office on:  01548 560897