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RSPB Labrador Bay Nature Reserve

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A beautiful stretch of wild coastline.

A wonderful nature reserve with wild coastal and clifftop tracks. Good for walking for a range of... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Sturdy footwear recommended, as terrain is uneven

We went there hoping to see some cirl buntings, and we did! The best areas for us were the many... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
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“ice cream van”(4 reviews)
“the reserve”(2 reviews)
“cheap parking”(2 reviews)
This nature reserve near Shaldon was purchased in 2008 to help secure the future of the cirl bunting, a rare bird whose population is almost entirely restricted to south Devon. The reserve is a well-known beauty spot, with stunning views over Lyme...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Teignmouth, England
+44 1392 833311
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All reviews ice cream van the reserve cheap parking free car park lovely walk bird hedges hedgerows bunting torquay picnic breathtaking refreshments shaldon sea
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We parked up at this spot for a while and thoroughly enjoyed the views from the car park, this is RSPB site so take a pair if bino's for a spot of bird watching. Cheap parking and an ice cream van help make it and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 800George
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Plenty of parking spaces, cheap parking 60p for an hour or £1.10 for whole day! We pulled up and got the deck chairs out. The views were spectacular, coastal walks available . The only 'negative' was the miserable man in the ice cream van.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JuneB1906
Reviewed 23 January 2018

A wonderful nature reserve with wild coastal and clifftop tracks. Good for walking for a range of abilities. A chance to commune with nature between the built up resorts of Teignmouth and Torquay. A small charge in the car park covers you for the whole...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank robbovey
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Good parking and a wealth of views if you take the coastal path either East or West - great spot ! You can park just to look at the sea if unable to walk -just lovely !

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank georgina056
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Stopped off here for a walk and in the hope of seeing Cirl Buntings - and weren't disappointed; we saw 4. Good car park which happened to have a good icecream van parked for much needed refreshments. A well maintained interpretation panel gave us an...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Peterhdw
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We went there hoping to see some cirl buntings, and we did! The best areas for us were the many hedgerows we found after going through the gate on the right side of the free car park (when facing the sea). It is a shame...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank fedupsingle
Reviewed 10 June 2017

worth the drive up the hill you can see the sea and the bay at the bottom we walked along but had young children so did not venture to far

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank herbie68
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This area is perfect for picnics and bird and watching boats in and out of teignmouth.... The view is breathtaking looking over the green of Devon and the beautiful coastline... Get your Fish and Chips from Shaldon drive up the hill heading towards babacombe and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Coolberryhawk
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Big car park leading to steep sloping fields overlooking the sea. Surrounded by hedges that curl buntings hide and nest in. Gulls, hawks and smaller birds abound. Good exercise, fresh air, great views and wildlife, what is there not to like?

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Exotictraveler55
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had a lovely walk through the reserve on a very windy sunday afternoon in February. View are fantastic and we saw the Cirl Buntings!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Nicki7677
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