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Shingles and shining

Out of season it’s worth the drive or walk down the valley to this beach. Beware in high season... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
camera2go
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Drybrook, United Kingdom
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Windswept and beautiful as ever

Having spent many childhood holidays here it was a pleasure to return to this wonderful beach. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dmaccallum63
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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“sea shanty”(13 reviews)
“lovely beach”(18 reviews)
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| National Trust and Coastal Walk way, Branscombe EX12 3DP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beach and cafe are lovely but the privately run car park has by them. What a rip off, we didn’t even stay for the full 2 hours we paid fora vehicle recognition system. I put in my registration number and checked it was right before...More

1  Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This PRIVATE car park has been working a scam for the greedy landowner since the 1950s. I put one figure wrong in the car no plate system and was fined £70 by the system which is corrupt and loaded in their favour. Keep away from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out of season it’s worth the drive or walk down the valley to this beach. Beware in high season however , the carparj is expensive and chocker. Driving down here is a slow process as you encounter traffic in the single lane. But the beach...More

Thank camera2go
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach, pebbles but nice, there is a café, toilets, parking, just about all you need for a good day out,

Thank NoahBirmingham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to the beach with three children cost pay and display charge plus £130! These crooks time you from the moment your car drives into the car park, before you have even found a parking space then expect you to pay to a time...More

3  Thank Simon D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another very nice pebble beach on the Jurassic coast in East Devon. Expansive. Quite easy to find somewhere to sit away from anyone else, if that is what you prefer. Dog friendly. Sea Shanty cafe on the beach for refreshments, also dog friendly. On the...More

Thank nickygUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all really. Beautiful beech with all the amenities you need. Lovely walk here from Beer, or drive along the narrow roads. Beautiful village, but everywhere is ‘up hill or down dale’.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach and surrounding area is lovely but we shall never visit this part of Devon again having come home to find a parking ticket for £100. As per previous reviews the car is photographed in and out of the car park. Even though we...More

Thank welshbird22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having spent many childhood holidays here it was a pleasure to return to this wonderful beach. We stayed at the Masons As so were able to enjoy the 10 minute walk down to the beach by the side of the stream. If you want to...More

Thank dmaccallum63
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Pebble beach with easy access from the pay and display car park. Heterogeneous to either side over the cliffs. Nice cafe and even path to village.

Thank Sarah O
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JWebster79
24 August 2018|
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Response from JimandJo1951 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's lovely but very pebbly and deep suddenly, loved it.
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Pete B
4 July 2018|
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Response from zzznork | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like a good solution! If you really must take car into village the village hall let's you park for a donation, that way you are supporting the community not greedy business.
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john c
27 January 2018|
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Response from Ian L | Reviewed this property |
As others have said we parked in the village. And walked to the beach. In part to avoid the parking issues. Don’t be put off the location is lovely.
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