Downderry Beach is a long, expansive grey sand and shingle beach about five miles east of Looe. It is backed by a sea wall that leads to the nearby Seaton village and beach.
The sheltered beach which is dog-friendly throughout the year is popular for swimming, fishing, and snorkeling, whilst at low tide the beach’s biodiverse rock pools are exposed, ready for exploration.
For walkers the South West Coast Path runs through Downderry (officially along the road through the village, though most people use the seawall that is much safer!) and it is also possible to walk on along the beach going east towards Batten Cliffs. However, there is no safe access back up the cliffs to the coast path and you may discover the nearby (unofficial) naturist beach.
The village of Downderry has a small general store, a pub and a café.
Downderry Beach Downderry Looe Cornwall PL11 3JR
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