Tourist Information in Dartmoor and South West Devon
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Torcross Town Information




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View over Torcross, with Slapton Ley nature reserve to the left of the picture - Photo © Tony Atkin
View over Torcross, with Slapton Ley nature reserve to the left of the picture - Photo: Tony Atkin CCL

Lying close to the Slapton Ley nature reserve, this pretty village has its own long stretch of sandy beach and, like neighbouring Slapton Sands, was used as a training ground for American troops as they prepared for D-Day.

A Sherman tank parked in the village acts as a memorial to hundreds of soldiers killed on one exercise. Nearby are photogenic views over Start Bay.