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Bantham Beach

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Address: Bantham, England

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One of the best beaches in the world.

If you ever get the chance then go - go to walk, swim, paddle, eat, sleep, BBQ, surf, kite-surf, kite, frisbee, chat, read, breathe, dream, anything, just go. OK - the downside... read more

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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you ever get the chance then go - go to walk, swim, paddle, eat, sleep, BBQ, surf, kite-surf, kite, frisbee, chat, read, breathe, dream, anything, just go. OK - the downside - the drive to the beach from Bantham roundabout can seem like the longest 3 miles ever - but these are country miles - remember they are longer... More 

1 Thank Therealartestu
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach, nice, clean and picturesque. The car park at Bantham is £3.50 per car all day. Large good size car park with good access to the beach for all abilities. There toilets at the car park. There's lots of picnic tables in the car park (don't worry it doesn't feel like sitting in the middle of a car park)... More 

Thank Sam M
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66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach with lots of parking. £3.50 to park and there are toilets and a food van in the car park. You have to climb over the sand dunes to get to the beach. The beach is huge when the tide is out - stretches all the way across to bigbury. It's a great surf beach and there are lifeguards... More 

Thank Stacey G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Visited to do some surfing (well my son went in!). Beach is beautiful and unspoiled. Great to have a dog friendly part of the beach because dogs love beaches too!! Very clean and well looked after. Beautiful scenery and great views over to Bigbury.

Thank Tracey F
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

After 3.50 charge to park car your'd at least expect toilet roll in toilets went to admission gate and said if you taking thousands pounds on parking I'd like to find toilet roll answer was I did it this morning by a blonde young lad without a care.in the morning and place with hundreds of visitors.it's 2 pm hello ooooh... More 

Thank Barbara G
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51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A great beach. With plenty of parking. Can swim in the sea or the river but be careful of the top tide between Bantham and Bigbury beach. RNLI in attendance during the summer months. Great cliff walk from Bantham to Hope Cove or to Aveton Gifford.

Thank westy7119
Evesham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Our family have been visiting Bantham for over 40 years all the year round and I am now privileged to be living within a few miles of this unique and unspoilt beach and village. Unfortunately the new owner wants to build an exclusive beach club by the car park, an underground car park, executive homes, and install car park barriers... More 

5 Thank Nick C
Oxford Uk
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great beach to walk,surf , take the kids or dog! Loved it Even get burgh island thrown in as well ! Gorgeous beach- closest to Australia I have seen in the U.K.

Thank Kski
Reading, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Bantham Beach is a great beach winter or summer, rain or shine. Dogs are allowed at Bantham all year round, and in the winter months this includes the main beach. Our dog loves to zoom around, have a swim and then we enjoy a good walk around the headland. I highly recommend a drink/food in the Sloop Inn just up... More 

Thank jonmcnamaradale
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

One of the best beaches in South Devon. Lovely big sandy beach with plenty of parking (fees apply). Great views across to Burgh Island and lifeguards for extra piece of mind.

Thank Karen W

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