Batten Bay Beach, Plymouth, South Devon

Batten Bay Beach, Plymouth, South Devon

Beach a short ferry ride south of central Plymouth

Batten Bay Beach is a rock, shingle and coarse sand beach a short ferry ride south of central Plymouth. There are plenty of rockpools to explore and superb views.

The beach looks out across Plymouth Sound to Plymouth Breakwater and Cornwall beyond. To the north is Mount Batten Point and Tower. To the south are Jennycliff and Jennycliff Bay Beach. Behind the beach, across the road, is Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre. This Centre and Batten Bay are part of Mount Batten Waterside Park.


Location of Batten Bay Beach

We've positioned Batten Bay Beach on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its exact location

If you are coming by car, there's parking at Mount Batten or up on Jennycliff. From the latter, follow the South West Coast Path to Batten Bay Beach. We'd recommend consulting the Ordnance Survey Explorer 108 'Lower Tamar Valley & Plymouth' map for detail. As you walk the coast path here, the views over Plymouth and Plymouth Sound are huge and impressive.