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Visit Wembury Beach car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

There are various options to visit Wembury car-free.

Ferries from Newton Ferrers or Noss Mayo cross the River Yealm to Wembury.

Buses run direct from Plymouth to Wembury Beach, Wembury Point and Newton Ferrers ferry.

Trains run to Plymouth from: Bodmin Parkway (40 mins), Exeter (60 mins), Liskeard (25 mins), Par (50 mins), Taunton (80 mins) and other towns nearby.

Buses run to Plymouth from: Callington (45 mins), Launceston (90 mins) and Tavistock (60 mins).

Check out our recommended route (below) and then use our journey planner (above) for door-to-door train, bus and walking routes with links to bus timetables.

For money-saving tips see our handy guides to trainsbuses or travel in Devon.

Find the best train or bus tickets for bus 48, 49 & 94 or 2 & 3 (timetables are linked to in the ‘recommended route’ above).

Scenic Tamar Valley train line runs to Plymouth from Gunnislake. There’s a spotter trail of things to see from the train window. Find out more.

Cycle paths National Route 2 and 28 go around the coast, but in-land from Wembury. Plan your cycle route here.

National Trail footpath the South West Coast Path, plus E9 and the Two Moors Way go through Wembury.

Taxis can be booked to wait at Plymouth trian station taxi rank with: Need-A-Cab – 01752 666 222.

Find accessibility information for buses and trains and Wembury Beach.

Discover more Devon offers and days out with Good Journey.

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About Wembury Beach

Wembury Beach is set in a spectacular stretch of Devon’s coastline. When you visit Wembury and the surrounding areas there’s lots to explore. From water sports on the beach to rock-pooling with the family, there are plenty of adventures to be had.

Wembury is one of the best places in the country for a spot of rock-pooling. Get to the beach just before low tide and spend a few hours searching the pools and rocks for interesting sea creatures. Then visit the Wembury Marine Centre located near the beach and run by Devon Wildlife Trust. The area nearby is designated a Special Area of Conservation and a Voluntary Marine Conservation Area.

Visitors can take a bracing dip and go for a swim or a snorkel at Wembury Beach with views of the Great Mewstone. With its diverse marine environment there's plenty to see beneath the waves at Wembury.

A walk west towards Wembury point is the perfect site for a coastal walk with views of the entire bay and the Mewstone. A favourite spot for birdwatchers, Wembury Point is home to the rare cirl bunting, found only along this coastline. You'll find the Dartmoor pony grazing on the cliffs of Wembury. These pure-bred ponies are now an endangered species.

A walk to the east along the coast path you will discover Wembury Woods and the Yealm estuary with the foot ferry across to Noss Mayo.

For any queries about visiting contact Wembury Beach on 01548 562344 or wembury@nationaltrust.org.uk

Address: Wembury, Wembury Beach, Wembury, Devon, PL9 0HP. Visit Website