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.

Parking Prices for Bantham Car Park and Thurlestone Car Park may differ throughout the year, please view the relevant pages to check the latest fees.

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

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.

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