Bantham Car Park

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.

2021 parking charges

*Please note full car park charges apply weekends only, at a rate of £4 per day, reducing to £3 in the afternoon*
Contactless payments only - NO CASH!
2021 annual passes may be purchased from January (card only) £120 
NOTE - annual pass purchases are suspended until after lockdown!

Further Information

  • Minibuses and large campervans /mobile homes are charged £12.50 for all day parking (all year round) 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).




From May to September

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 Bantham Office on            01548 560897.