Jacob’s Ladder Beach

Visit Jacob’s Ladder Beach

A short distance east of Sidmouth Town beach is Jacobs’s Ladder beach. Access down to the beach is by the historic ladder, which was first built in 1871, onto a wide stretch of sandy beach backed by the South West Coast path.

Dogs are banned from the immediate area of Jacobs ladder from May 1st to September 30th, but are allowed along the Western end.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach

What to see and do

  • Great for long coastal walks

Discover more in the area

What's on events banner

Places to stay

  • Holiday parks
  • Self catering cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by Pauline Bernfeld on Unsplash

Getting To Jacob’s Ladder Beach

Beach Location

Peak Hill Rd, Sidmouth EX10 8RZ


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Getting There

Map of Jacob’s Ladder Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

Overlooking the coast UK

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

Read more from the blog here