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"Magnificent views"

Visited this location on many occasions and all seasons. December made no difference to the beauty... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Northam, United Kingdom
great beach access by jacobs ladder or by slope path

a really nice beach gardens above and café too what else do you need we did not have a swim... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited this location on many occasions and all seasons. December made no difference to the beauty of Jacobs Ladder and Beach. Breathtaking views.of the brown coloured cliffs, shore and sea followed by a very pleasant walk on to Sidmouth. Park area although stunning in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

a really nice beach gardens above and café too what else do you need we did not have a swim but did enjoy a paddle

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though this was a November visit work could be seen to be ongoing with clearing and planting ready for Spring. There is a cafe for refreshments.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annie A
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Staying just outside Sidmouth and spent a day in the town. Parked up near to Jacobs Ladder and walked along the coastal path. Very dramatic setting on this fascinating geological coast with the red cliffs. Breathtaking views and a bracing walk there and back. Admired...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul N
Reviewed 16 October 2018

the contrast between the green grass of the fields aboce the ancient red cliffs is really somthing to see, there are displays explaining the geological history of the jurassic coat which put it all in context, Visit if in the area

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MHBcardiff
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Jacobs ladder beautiful views over the bay towards sandy bay, pebble beach until tide out, then sand. Great walk to ladram bay over cliff path .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shazzao2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018

For us Jacobs Ladder was the start of a leisurely walk to Ladram Bay. It's a coastal walk with climbs and descends which may not be suitable for everyone. But take your time and you can walk the 4 1/2 km in less than 2...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This was a lovely place to visit with a walk around the cliff path onto the pebbly beach,leading to a long promenade Fantastic views

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Glynis P
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Make sure you take the cliffside walkway from the town to the beach - level and smooth so ideal for all ages - the able and less able. Then when you get to the beach you can stay at sea/beach level, or if you are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KuleDude
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Some things are closed from the end of September but we had a nice walk around Sidmouth, then along to Jacob's Ladder. Our dogs wouldn't climb any of the steps so that's worth considering. We walked back and along the road to the Connaught Gardens...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hannah O
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28 April 2018|
Response from JE-Wirral | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park opposite. The dog friendly beach area varies on time of year and is via a steep hill or steps.
11 March 2018|
Response from Mandy J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not the best person to ask about fishing as it is a 'sport' that I do not support, sorry.
Tracy A
4 July 2017|
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Response from englander1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, please see my post. As you walk onto the beach from the East (Sidmouth) dogs are not allowed on the first third. Look straight ahead, you can see in the distance a post with a sign attached half way up the beach, from... More