Saltern Cove Paignton


Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6JF
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About Us

Saltern Cove is one of the SSSI designated sites in the English Riviera Geopark and a Local Nature Reserve. Unique 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.

Difficult - the only access to the beach is down a set of steep steps rom the coast path above.

Dogs are welcome all year round.

Opening Times

Saltern Cove (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)


Road Directions

Saltern cove is near the main road that runs from Paignton to Brixham the local bus service is the No.12 which runs very frequently. Parking is at Cliff Park Road which is a Pay and Display and is a short walk away.

Public Transport Directions

Saltern Cove is on the Local Bus link between Paignton and Brixham and is best served by the bus route 12.



  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Open All Year

Key Features

  • Outdoor Attraction

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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