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It is a fantastic beach with an amazing waterfall onto the beach. As others have said the road down... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
swift-simba
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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This is not easy to get to . The road is narrow and rough . Meeting oncoming cars is fun. But its... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Merlin1946
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

It is a fantastic beach with an amazing waterfall onto the beach. As others have said the road down is not for the faint hearted!! there is an off road section close towards the end! Once in the car park it is quite a beach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is not easy to get to . The road is narrow and rough . Meeting oncoming cars is fun. But its worth the trouble . Its a very dramatic cove - particularly at low tide with the exposed rock formations . We were amazed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Merlin1946
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Rough track leading to the beach with a small car park at the end, if you drive carefully and have good clearance on your car you will be ok. Worth the drive for the wild stone and pebble beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank HandAontour
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A great place to be pensive and see among the best views in North Devon. The walk from Welcombe village to the beach is for the hardy, but worth it. Take a camera and some music although the cacophony from the sea is not to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank pops1940
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We were staying not too far away so decided to walk here to check it out for suitability for our two dogs, although it was not suitable for them, only due to the fact that one of the is elderly and not so agile anymore...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Debbie F
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A difficult to get to gem. A waterfall, sand at low tide, rockpools, what more could you want? The road down is bad, single track with passing places, but worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ejcrook2018
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Lane down to the car park is not for the faint hearted (or those with low slung cars), but it Is well worth it, magnificent sweeping bay with sand, rocks, waterfalls and rock pools. Don't expect toilets or an ice cream van, just a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Flanjamin
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely cliff walks Nice beach. No car park fee Easy access. People camp there. Not accessible for wide campers, restricted height under the trees on the way in. Bumpy uneven track down a narrow lane, not for the faint hearted.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mark a
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We are visiting a local holiday park in Bideford, and wanted to visit a local beach. I searched the Internet for best reviews and this one was 1 of 5 top beaches. It was a 20 minute drive and was a pleasant road until you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank melissa m
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed the last full week in March 2018 Four Adults and two Children The Cottage was well equipped with everything you need. The Hot Tub was a big plus after a day if touring Would recommend a walk to Welcombe Mouth Beach but it is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rhw52
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