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Slapton Sands

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Address: Between Strete and Torcross on the A379, Slapton TQ72TQ, England
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Naturist beach which is located on Slapton Sands, near Strete, south of...

Naturist beach which is located on Slapton Sands, near Strete, south of Dartmouth. In 1944, it was the site of the World War II military exercise, Exercise Tiger.

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Wildlife, sea views and a flat walk as far as you want to go. History all around, a perfect venue for a family outing to get fresh air. There are two very good eateries at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wildlife, sea views and a flat walk as far as you want to go. History all around, a perfect venue for a family outing to get fresh air. There are two very good eateries at Torcross, the Boat House and The Start Bay Inn, both welcoming. The main public car park at Torcross is closed, occupied by engineering equipment to... More 

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Exeter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slapton Sands worth a visit to see exactly where the very sad events happened and to give a thought to the number of men lost

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We always enjoy a good walk along the seemingly endless beach at Slapton Sands between Street and Torcross, with the prospect of a pint and fish and chips at the Start Bay Inn or a cuppa at the local cafe. Incredible to see how the power of the sea has eroded the car park near the memorial. New parking meters... More 

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South Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We live local,we love coming here,these a lot of history to this place!! Lovely walks to do,good for families,good fishing,and if you don't catch anything some good eateries, it's also unspoilt....

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Watch nature as the sea attack s the shingle beach and reclaims the car park. Brilliant to watch the power of the sea in wonter

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oxfordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Definite place to see and get the trails leaflets. We got ours from the bird hide. It was drizzly when we went but in the wooded area by the lakes it was better. Lovely having the sea one side and the Ley on the other.

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Smithfield, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had read about it, including the history, but, once there, it exceeded expectations. Would think there is something for everyboday and anyone. There is parking (better / more that other such places). The most obvious area is the beach, and, yes, the evident erosion, but, it is nature at work. The Ley / lagoon area, with the aquatic birdlife... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We walked some of our lunch off, nice breezy afternoon. The history told with the tank memorial was inspiring and emotional.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Did two walks here during half term one from the top car park (free) the second from the middle (pay and display). Hard walking over the stone but very enjoyable. The two walks were completely opposite the first very rough sea the second like a mill pond so much so I found a new hobby skimming the lovely flat stones... More 

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Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Slapton Ley is a long stretch of shingle, the one side of which lies an inland nature reserve lake, and the other golden shingle and wonderful sea. During a heavy wind the waves are magnificent, aided by the steepness of the beach. When the sea is calm, lie back and listen to the waves caressing the beach. The view is... More 

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