Are you ready to pack up your car and head off to a beach for the weekend? You should be, as a beach getaway is a great way to spend those days of freedom. This blog post will share six beaches you can easily drive to this weekend.

There are over 120 miles of coastline, and there are a whopping fifty beaches ready to be explored, but we have selected six of the best beaches you and your family will enjoy.

  1. Shoalstone Beach

Let’s start with the dog-friendly beach, Shoalstone, which is a little gateway that has different activities you can participate in. From diving and snorkelling to fishing and swimming this small shingle beach is a lovely way to unwind and relax. The beach also has a café where you can watch the world go by while enjoying a snack.

  1. Bantham Beach

Next up is the beach that has no trouble fitting in with the beauty of the South Devon landscape, Bantham Beach. You can explore the beauty of this beach with a simple stroll; explore the dunes and rocks pools.

  1. Woolacombe beach

With over 2,918 5-star reviews on Tripadvisor, this next beach has truly earnt the 2020 travellers’ choice award. Woolacombe beach is a family-friendly beach with lifeguard services, food and toilets. This beach is perfect for families, couples and groups of all ages as it has facilities for all to enjoy.

Enjoy the waves, build sandcastles or simply unwind under the sun. This beach has it all. All you need to do is pack the car now and head off to your weekend getaway!

  1. Croyde Bay Beach

Next up is one of North Devon’s most popular beaches, Croyde beach. Croyde beach is a hidden gem which is nestled within the dunes and rolling green hills of Devon. This beach has activities for the whole family including kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming and of course, swimming!

  1. Crow Point

If you are looking for a casual beach that involves a leisurely and romantic walk, Crow Point beach is the one you should drive to. The peaceful walk and stunning views you can take in making this a perfect setting for a weekend date; all you need is a picnic.

As of writing this post, the car park is only £2 as well, which is a bargain in our eyes.

  1. Bigbury On Sea Beach

Our final beach you can drive to this weekend is Bigbury on sea beach is nestled on the South coast of Devon. This popular spot is perfect for the whole family, including your four-legged friends. The views are stunning, and you have access to a local café as well as public toilets.

We can help with your weekend getaway

Make sure your vehicle is beach ready for your weekend getaway! No one wants to pack up their car, only to break down half-way there. Victoria Garage Ivybridge has different services including servicing and repairs, recovery service.

What are you waiting for? Pick your favourite beach, pack the car with a picnic and drive to Devon this weekend. Just make sure your vehicle is beach-ready before setting off.