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Lovely pebble beach

Lovely shelved pebble beach ... great length and backed by cliffs. Good walks to village. Sea... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Avocettoo
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Thornton-le-Moor, United Kingdom
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February sunshine

Lovely beach went on Valentine’s Day lovely path to walk off road from car park to village. Cafe on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sally R
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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| National Trust and Coastal Walk way, Branscombe EX12 3DP, England
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All reviews sea shanty lovely beach village hall car park and toilets national trust coastal walk single track passing places beach cafe nice cafe east devon an ice cream toilet facilities great walk out of season lovely sunny day jurassic coast
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth the visit to the small sea inlet cove, where the waves make an amazing sound against the pebble beach. Park and have lunch at the Masons Arms then walk to the beach and cove. Try to do the main coastal cliff circular walk...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sheepscombe
Reviewed 5 days ago

We parked in the car park during February. We wanted to go for a walk and didn’t know how long we would be so decided to pay for whole day which was £5. We made 3 attempts to pay at machine by contactless card, each...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely shelved pebble beach ... great length and backed by cliffs. Good walks to village. Sea Shanty good for a snack.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Avocettoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach went on Valentine’s Day lovely path to walk off road from car park to village. Cafe on beach opens weekends so went to masons arms lovely food and pub dog friendly but a little more expensive than usual. Single track with passing points...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sally R
Reviewed 21 January 2019

Lovely place have been going there for years own by the National trust the Loo’s have now gone!! bit of a shock !!!🤭🤭 first visit this year

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Beachday19
Reviewed 24 November 2018

On a dull November day this beach was ours! Summer visitors enjoy better weather but also have to cope with the crowds. We took in the beach as part of a very pleasant walk around the village of Branscombe while staying at The Masons Arms....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Diana S
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Beautiful natural beach spoiled by adjacent landowner. The only parking is on rough ground near the beach. This is wired with CCTV / number plate recognition cameras. Just had the £100 fine for leaving the car park a few minutes late - even though this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
11  Thank Howard C
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The beach is pebbles and a beautiful spot very quiet not at all commercial. There is a cafe for refreshments

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank diannesmithy115
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

This was a real treat. Stunning views, very uncommercialised, quiet and peaceful. Great walks, great sounds of the water crashing onto the beach. sunset and sunrise in one day and in one place. Can very highly recommend and will be returning. Also pay and display...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank O7123OPgaryc
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Great walk, with the easy or hard route. We took the steep hill walk back, wow that was tricky but well worth it for the views. Really unexpected nice day, I thought we’d only be there an hour but we stayed nearly all day!

Date of experience: October 2018
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NikkiS543
23 January 2019|
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Response from Beachday19 | Reviewed this property |
Hi .Yes all year round but do pick up after your pet .
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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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