Kilve Beach
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Juliet G
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Parking at Kilve Beach has been improved since the time of many of the negative reviews below.

See photo with instructions. You can either pay via any of phone apps or pay on exit. There is an ANPR camera which records your entry and exit time.

Written 12 December 2023
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1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Parking is a big issue with pot holes and mud. I don't have a smart phone so was unable to pay at the machine.
On arriving home I read that people received PCN's asking for payments of £100.
My PCN arrived yesterday but from a different company to the one on the notices. It appears that the operators have changed. The choice was pay £15 within 14 days of issue notice or £85 within 28 days of issue notice. The operator is now Horizon Parking who appear to be more amenable.
Written 17 November 2023
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Sarah S
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
After hearing great things about the fossils here we didn’t think we would be lucky enough to find one but we did, very enjoyable looking at the thousands of rocks etc to try and find some fossils.
Written 6 October 2023
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Bruce E
Kilve, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
Kilve beach car park has a new operator. It is now easy to pay and clearly sign posted. This is a great change and helps people to enjoy a day out.
Written 19 September 2023
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Zia N
Birmingham, UK142 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Of course the sea is brown and the view of an oil rig is not great but it was clean and the fossils were fun. Nice stretch of cliffs, stony beach and coastal walk up to east quantoxhead. In fact that's where we parked, it's cheaper and that village is really cute.
Written 29 August 2023
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John
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
The parking machine does not. I paid for a for myself and friend. However for some reason, even though I had paid for my friend he was charged a parking fine. I sent proof (my credit card statement which shows two separate payments) but this still didn't count. They don't even give you a recipe. No phone number to call and typical of the company they just reject all claims. Avoid this scam & money making place. It just isn't worth it at all.
Written 18 August 2023
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Andy B
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
What an awesome place!!! Great parking facilities, with easy to use instructions, lots of options for paying as you arrive or leave and options to use pre downloaded apps like RingGo. Toilet facilities are ideal and short walk from the beach.
Fantastic beach with pebbles and lots of fossils. Hours of fun, great grassy area for picnic.
Written 16 August 2023
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somerset england32 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Erverything here is set out to catch out tourists. The expensive parking , on what used to be free access the standard in near beach cafe the only chantry where we were served "capucino" for £3 which still contained nescafe granules. Nearby Blue Anchor was much preferred by our family.
Written 9 August 2023
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Ryan
Somerset, UK2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Kilve is a beautiful beach we have been going to for years, but regretfully will be avoiding forever now due to the parking arrangements - even having paid online via Ringo, I’ve received a PCN presumably as by the time I walked to get reception by the beach itself, I was over the 10 minute parking start period. Previously been sent one when having to return to the car park after paying so a small child could use the loo and as this took more than the allowed time. Many others have clearly had issues - recommend you pay immediately and use cash! Even better, don’t bother supporting East Quantoxhead Estate and their parking operators Premier Park in commercialising Kilve.
Written 16 July 2023
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Chris M
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Family
Unfortunately, I will never be coming back to Kilve again. I've just had to pay £170.00 because I didn't notice the signs saying that I had to pay for parking - easily done if distracted by own children and the general hubbub of going to the beach. I don't remember there being any obvious parking signs. Having now read all the similar reviews I can only think that the ambiguity is all a deliberate ploy to make money.
Written 12 April 2023
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