The Wembury Parish in Outline
The area of the Parish is 3773 acres (1527 hectares) with a population of slightly under 3000 residents.
It is situated wholly within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Plymouth Sound and Estuaries candidate Special Area of Conservation. Offshore is sited the Wembury Voluntary Marine Conservation Area, chosen in recognition of its marine wildlife and contained within Wembury Point Site of Special Scientific Interest, while the coastline forms part of the South Devon Heritage Coast.
The Devon Wildlife Trust oversees the Wembury Marine Centre situated near Wembury beach and car park, which seeks to explain and educate, particularly school children, about the marine environment. Visit their website