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fabulous tiver and headland/beach

A fabulous beautiful area. The river and village are breathtaking. Lovely beach and headland. Just... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Beautiful beach but expensive

Bantham beach is gorgeous,joins with bigbury beach at low tide,you can get to Burgh Island at low... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

A fabulous beautiful area. The river and village are breathtaking. Lovely beach and headland. Just so scenic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank littlepatsy
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Bantham beach is gorgeous,joins with bigbury beach at low tide,you can get to Burgh Island at low tide from either of these beaches,when tide in you can get sea tractor across,the whole of this area is amazing,downside is costs,parking very high costs 3 hrs £...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank Kev_Ann
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived here later afternoon. It was £3.50 in sept 2018 to park the car regardless of duration. There is such a wide expanse of sand that it must be easy to find a spot even in the height of summer season. It was very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank richhucc
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Bantham beach is a complete swindle for dog walkers. £6:00 to park even for a mid afternoon arrival to begin with, than you walk 200 yards along the path top the beach only to be confronted by a sign which VERY BELATEDLY informs the innocent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank dogwalker669
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

What a gem Bantham is! We arrived just before midday thru the quaint village. Greeted by a friendly car park attendant who pointed out the places to visit and how to get to the beach. Large parking area leading to a huge sandy beach. Probably...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark O
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Had a smashing time here, bit of a narrow road to go down but great once there, there's food and drink plus a surf board hire shop there, sand is great and nice and tidy with brilliant views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank caspertabboo
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Very misty day when we visited but still enjoyed this beach. Large car park with toilets and nice gastro van selling coffee, gourmet burgers, cakes etc. Beach very pretty, sandy and has a view of Burgh Island (which inspired the setting for Agatha Christie’s And...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SIMONK260
Reviewed 20 August 2018

children loved the beach & climb up to the top of hill as a walk to enjoy the view. burger van there with icecream also. Thought it was quality local produce cooked fresh to order.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane T
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This beach is easy to get to and offers great fun if you like messing about in the waves. The beach has a lifeguard and surf school. We just took our own boards and had loads of fun. Car parking is charged for by Bantham...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank 436roberte
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

As said above - the uncaring and unhelpful attitude of the older man in the parking both was down right disappointing. Interesting to see other similar comments. Will avoid taking dogs there going forward too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Adrian W
27 August 2018|
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Response from 997kevins | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we had lunch in the pub and managed to get one of their limited parking places. I believe that the pay facilities are cash only on entry, if I remember correctly the car park was manned at the entrance. Hope this helps... More
Adrian W
27 August 2018|
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Response from S B | Reviewed this property |
We parked before the car park. But if you go to there website, all the info about it are there. I’m sire it’ll answer your question