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World Oceans Day 2021

08 Jun 2021

For World Oceans Day, we’re taking you to our top 10 beaches across the South West. From the Jurassic Coast to the English Riviera, our buses serve some of the cleanest and prettiest beaches in England.   

According to Surfers Against Sewage and thanks to the Million Mile Clean, our oceans are considered the safer seas of choice with no current pollution incidents in place.  In the South West, we have beach cleans organised in Exmouth, Sidmouth and Torbay. Anyone can register to join or create a new clean here

Help us protect the area we love and soak up the stunning scenery with our handy travel guide below…  



Sidmouth Beach 

Sidmouth

Regarded the gateway of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Sidmouth town beach is clean, accessible and surrounded by red-hued cliffs. Our 9 and 9A buses serve Sidmouth.  

9 | Exeter City Centre – Sidmouth – Sidford - Honiton 

9A | Exeter City Centre – Sidmouth – Sidford – Seaton 



Paignton Sands Beach

 
With a sandy beach, safe swimming and numerous activities to enjoy, Paignton Sands is the perfect family day out. Our GOLD bus serves Paignton.  
 
GOLD | Plymouth City Centre – South Brent – Totnes - Paignton
 
 
Wildersmouth Beach, Ilfracombe  
 
Wildersmouth Beach, once a popular bay for smugglers, is now a peaceful and sheltered cove with shingle and sand. Our 21 and 21A buses serve Ilfracombe, just a short walk from Wildersmouth Beach.
 
21 | Westward Ho! – Bideford - Barnstable – Ilfracombe




Croyde Bay 

Croye bay

With west-facing beach breaks and low tides, Croyde Bay is the surfing capital of Devon. Expect to find a variety of places offering surfing equipment and lessons. Our 21 and 21A buses serve Croyde Bay.  

21 | Westward Ho! – Bideford - Barnstable – Braughton – Saunton – Croyde Bay 

21A | Appledore – Bideford - Barnstable – Braughton – Saunton – Croyde Bay 

 

Paignton Sands Beach 

With a sandy beach, safe swimming and numerous activities to enjoy, Paignton Sands is the perfect family day out. Our GOLD bus serves Paignton.  

GOLD | Plymouth City Centre – South Brent – Totnes - Paignton 




Dawlish Beach 

Dawlish town beach, a mixture of sand and shingle, is just a short walk from the hustle and bustle of the town centre. Our 2 and 2B buses service Dawlish.  

2 | Exeter City Centre – Exminster – Dawlish – Teignmouth – Newton Abbott 

2B | Exeter City Centre - Marsh Barton - Matford - Exminster - Dawlish – Teignmouth 



Torre Abbey Sands, Torquay  

 Torquay

One of the English Riviera’s busiest beaches, Torre Abbey Sands is famous for its vast expanse of sand and adjacent meadow. Our GOLD bus serves Torquay.  

GOLD | Plymouth City Centre – South Brent – Totnes – Paignton – Torquay 



Putsborough Sands, Georgeham 

Set on the south side of Woolacombe beach, Putsborough Sands is a family favourite with golden sands, clean water and rock pools. Our 21 and 21A buses serve David’s Hill, Georgeham - just a short walk from Putsborough Sands.  

21 | Westward Ho! – Bideford - Barnstable – Illfracombe – Croyde – Georgeham, David’s Hill 

21A | Appledore – Bideford - Barnstable – Illfracombe – Croyde – Georgeham, David’s Hill 





Saunton Sands 

Saunton Beach is over 3 miles of golden sands backed by the impressive Braunton Burrows UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Our 21 and 21A buses serve Saunton Sands.  

21 | Westward Ho! – Bideford - Barnstable – Braughton – Saunton Sands 

21A | Appledore – Bideford - Barnstable – Braughton – Saunton Sands 



Exmouth Beach 

Exmouth

Celebrated for its golden sand, rock pools and 2-mile promenade, Exmouth town beach is perfect for adults and children alike. Our 57 bus serves Exmouth.   

57 | Exeter City Centre – Lympstone – Exmouth – Brixington 

 

   

 

 


Exmouth
 
Exmouth