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Churston Cove

Churston Cove, Brixham - a stunning and secluded cove located on the English Riviera

This hidden gem boasts clear waters, rugged cliffs and beautiful countryside and a short walk from nearby Fishcombe Cove

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Churston Cove from sea near Brixham Devon

The clear waters at Churston Cove are great for swimming and paddleboarding - you’ll often spot seals here too.

Churston Cove is a beautiful and unspoiled beach (where we are heading on the SUP above), surrounded by natural beauty and breathtaking views. The cove is situated on the South West Coast Path, which means it is easily accessible for walkers and hikers. The path offers spectacular views of the cove and the surrounding coastline, and is a great way to explore the area. It’s just a short walk from Fishcombe Cove, another lovely secluded cove with seasonal cafe and toilet facilities.

Churston Cove from the path from Fishcombe Brixham Devon
This is the South West Coast Path between Fishcombe and Churston, a short 10 minute walk

Whether you're looking for a quiet spot to relax and unwind, or you're an avid swimmer, Churston Cove is the perfect destination for you. The crystal-clear waters are ideal for swimming, snorkeling and diving, and the cove is also a popular spot for kayaking and paddleboarding. The path leading to Churston is beautiful and presents some wonderful views of the surrounding coves as you wind down to Churston Cove. The cove is small, picturesque and secluded with plenty of rocks to climb!

Kids in the sea at Churston Cove Brixham Devon
One of my all-time favorite pictures, two of my three children chilling at Churston - just look at those clear waters

Churston Cove is home to a range of wildlife, including dolphins, seals, and a variety of seabirds. So if you're lucky, you may even spot some of these amazing creatures during your visit.

Churston Cove from the sea
Churston Cove is simply stunning and calling out to be explored on your trip to Brixham

Churston Cove, Brixham - a stunning and secluded cove located on the English Riviera, in the beautiful county of Devon. This hidden gem boasts clear waters, rugged cliffs and beautiful countryside, making it the perfect spot for a day trip or a longer stay. Whether you're planning a family day out or a romantic getaway, Churston Cove is the perfect destination for anyone who loves the great outdoors. Be sure to take a trip to Churston whilst in the area, pack a picnic and head down to the cove and chill.

Where to find Churston Cove, Devon

Follow the path over to Churston from the Brixham Battery Museum which is located at the top of the hill that leads down to Fishcombe cove. This path is the South West Coast Path and leads down to the cove through some picturesque woodland.

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Churston Cove

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Churston Cove is a cove with a pebble and shingle beach on the outskirts of Brixham, surrounded by cliffs and wooded hillsides. A beautiful quiet spot to relax, unwind, swim, kayak and paddleboard with some amazing clear waters.

Churston Cove Facilities/Notes

  • No parking, access by foot only
  • Dog friendly all year round
  • Pebble beach
  • No lifeguard service
  • Quiet and secluded beach
  • Not recommended for those with poor mobility
  • No toilets or facilities
  • Close to Fishcombe with seasonal facilities

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