Beacon Cottage

Kingsbridge, Devon, England

A cottage at Start Point lighthouse with spectacular panoramic sea views, near Slapton beach.

Key Points

  • Outstanding sea views from this working lighthouse cottage, sleeps 6 in 3 double/twin bedrooms near Kingsbridge.
  • Decking area overlooking the cliffs & sea where you can enjoy your morning cuppa.
  • Babies under one year of age are welcome, however, for safety reasons, children must be over 11 years old.
  • Close to coastal town of Salcombe & the fishing village of Beer.


A charming 3 bedroom cottage at Start Point lighthouse, positioned on the edge of a cliff with spectacular sea views from many of the cottage's windows. It is located on a headland above Start Bay in the South Hams. Sleeps 6.

The rooms consist of 3 double bedrooms (2 of which can be converted into twin rooms), a sitting room with TV, DVD & CD player, a well equipped kitchen, dining room and a bathroom. Oil central heating and an electric effect woodburner keep the cottage warm & cosy. Outside there is a decking area with garden furniture that allows a great view out to sea. 

Start Point is 4 miles along meandering country lanes from the main road from where you can easily travel to further away places and the neighbouring villages. Within a 20 minute drive there are sandy beaches such as East Portlemouth, Slapton and Blackpool Sands.

Exceptional scenic walks can be taken in both directions along the headland - be careful of the cliff edge at all times. There are also lovely cycle routes and water activities that can be done in the area. Please note the lighthouse is open to visitors from Easter to October. 

No smoking. No pets. Babies under one year of age are welcome, however for safety reasons, children must be over 11 years old. Travel cot and highchair can be provided upon request.

3 night minimum stay. Saturday changeover day in July & August.

Please click check availability and select your dates to view the price of your stay.

Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more







 Dining area


 Plug sockets

 Tumble dryer

 Washing machine



 Dining area

Nearby (within 5 miles)


 Country walks




On Arrival

 Welcome pack










Young Children


 High chair


 Free parking



Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 9th November 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom