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Samphire Beach

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Description:Samphire Beach is a small sand and shingle beach to the west of Looe. There are many rock pools

Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:Access is via a 10 minute walk on the coast path from Hannafore Point, to the west of Looe. Final access to the beach is via wooden steps

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year on Samphire Beach

Directions:Looe is 18 miles from Plymouth. Take the A38 from Plymouth over the Tamar Bridge into South East Cornwall. At Trerulefoot, turn onto the A374 (signposted to Looe). After approximately 1 mile, turn right onto the A387 (again signposted to Looe). At Widegates the A387 becomes the B3253 for Looe. Continue on this road to Looe. At Looe immediately after the bridge turn left and follow the road to Hannafore Point. Park at Hannafore Point and walk the coast path west to Samphire Beach

Parking:Road parking at Hannafore Point

Toilets:No toilets. Nearest toilets are at Hannafore Point

Facilities:None, cafés at Hannafore Point


Nearby Beaches:Talland Bay (2 miles), Hannafore (1 mile), Looe (1 mile), Seaton (6 miles),
Downderry (7 miles), Portwrinkle (10 miles), Whitsand Bay (14 miles), Kingsand (16 miles)

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