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Wide sand and rocky beaches in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) situated on...

Overlooking Bircham Valley Nature Reserve, the perfect activity for families, schools,...

Wembury is home to lots of creepy-crawlies. On your next visit, this spotter sheet will help you find them all.

Help us to conserve our countryside and keep the South Devon coast special for ever, for everyone. Become a ranger for a day and learn about volunteering and countryside conservation.

A local boatman offers a seasonal foot-ferry service that links the South West Coast Path across the Yealm Estuary, by running a ferry service between Warren Point, Yealm Steps and Wide Slip.

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), the main beach at Bovisand is a sheltered...

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An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

The other side of the pub is a restaurant, which offers an extensive menu with all meals cooked to order by our experienced chefs and brought to your table by our friendly and helpful staff. We use local produce for as much of our menu as possible. Our regularly changing specials board offers our customers something a little bit different as well as our fantastic range of roast meats on a Sunday.

Wembury Marine Centre is the ideal place to learn about the surrounding area and its wildlife through interactive displays, tanks, regular Rockpool Safaris and other marine themed events. The Centre also explains the part you can play in keeping Wembury special.

Wembury was visited by Mesolithic man as evidenced by flint implements found on local sites. Some Roman coins have also been found.

Wembury was used as a location in the filming of the Comic Strip's parody Five Go Mad on Mescalin. In the film the Mewstone can be clearly seen.

Are the usual summer crowds driving you crazy when all you want to do is chill out and...

Wembury is mentioned in The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy. Galsworthy visited Wembury as part of his research for the book, he was intensely interested in his own origins and descent through a long line of Devon farmers who farmed in Wembury for three hundred years from the 17th century to the late 19th century.

A fine sandy family beach in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), with excellent...

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A great beach, and more: some of the best rock pools in the country, masses of wildlife and views of the distinctive island - the Great Mewstone. Wembury is a great starting point for lovely inland and coastal walks to Wembury Woods and the Yealm Estuary, and around Wembury Point. Finish your trip with a slice of Jemma and Jennifer's home-made cake in the Old Mill Café.

The name 'Wembury' may derive from a place name containing the name Woden,[3][4][5] and John Mitchell Kemble notes that it was called "Wódnesbeorh".[6]

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

A 'right of way' is a path that you have the legal right to use on foot. Some other paths allow other modes of transport. Please be aware of which you can use on foot, cycle and horse.

What if you couldn’t access the coast or see the sea? Feeling the stillness or power of the ocean, watching seabirds soar, enjoying a picnic on a sandy beach, or being perched on a coastal clifftop gazing out across the water to distant horizons? The National Trust is now working to improve access for buggy and wheelchair users.

Learn more about the fascinating history of Wembury, from smuggler's sanctuary to inspiration for the famous artist JMW Turner.

With so many great footpaths across Devon's coast and countryside, it's no wonder dog walking is incredibly popular. We answered your three most common questions so your doggy adventures are as enjoyable as possible.

Its electoral ward is called 'Wembury and Brixton'. The ward population at the 2011 census was 4,455.[2] Wembury is a part of the South West Devon UK Parliament constituency.

If you were to ask almost anyone what we do here at Wembury they’d say rockpooling, rockpooling rockpooling! Yes we do rockpool a lot but that’s not all we do! The tide is only any […]

Thurlestone/South Milton Sands is owned by the National Trust and is within an Area of...

The Odd Wheel Inn is situated at the Northern end of the picturesque coastal village of Wembury in South Devon near Plymouth. With Wembury beach just a short distance away and mainly public footpaths and walking routes around the scenic countryside or alternatively the coastal path, The Odd Wheel is a great place to visit all year round.

This is the story of how huge public support allowed us to safeguard Wembury, and return it to its natural beauty for all to enjoy. Over £1.4million was donated by people who wanted to see this significant headland on the edge of Plymouth Sound restored and safeguarded for ever.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Wembury is home to a vast array of rare plants that provide habitats for insects, birds and other animals. Keep your eyes peeled for reptiles, Dartmoor ponies, bloody nosed beetles and the rare cirl bunting bird.

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A stunning sandy beach in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) joined by causeway...


You would be hard pressed to find a cottage closer to the sea than Wembury Mill and there are holiday cabins and a bed and breakfast nearby too.

Venford is one of the smaller reservoirs of Dartmoor, but also one of the prettiest. It...

As part of my internship here at Wembury Marine Centre, I’ve had to plan, advertise and run my own event, for which I chose to do crafts themed around rockpools. Children had options to make […]

A little to the south of East Portlemouth beach is Mill Bay, a privately owned beach...

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A beautiful large sandy beach ideal for watersports, especially surfing. Swimming is safe...