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Babbacombe

Torquay, England
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Ranked #7 of 36 attractions in Torquay
Type: Neighborhoods
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

There are wonderful cliff top views and a decent cafe or two. Parts of the cliff edges collapsed after this winters storms and the resultant rockfall/landslide looks very impressive. There is a steep walk down to the shore or you can take the furnicular. The Cary Arms pub in the right hand corner of the bay is lovely and well... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

People were very kind and helpful. The cafes were lovely and we enjoyed wandering round the small shops and the ambiance of this little gem of a place. Well kept and so clean and pretty with flowers and gardens well kept.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Getting a bit run down, and tired. The beach was difficult to get to and very rocky though the water was clear for snorkelling

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I've been here since childhood and every year the beach below gets a little more sad and desolate. BUT!! The cliff railway and staff are so lovely, the railway is charming and inexpensive, its worth a return trip down the cliff. Sit on the beach, throw a few pebbles ! Have an icecream or Hanburys fish n chips on the... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Fantastic breathtaking views from the cliffs out over the English Channel. There is a great walk along the top along a green running from Babbacombe Theatre at one end to the Cliff Railway at the other end. The main road on the otherside of the green has many hotels and bars/pubs many with outside seating taking in the wonderful views.... More

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London
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stunning views of the cliffs and water from Downs road.. a very beautiful and peaceful place to visit. There are many restaurants along this road as well to enjoy.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Very peaceful and beautiful place to visit in Torquay, lovely place to spend a day with family or friends

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We travelled to Babbacombe on the bus for a show in theatre,it was early evening and chilly.Not a lot to do although the views were lovely.Went again during the day and it was hot and sunny if we go again will take a jumper.

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Cornwall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We liked everything about the village from the fish and chips to the some how quaint cliff top garden.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The view at Babbacombe is simply beautiful, we really enjoyed the Babbacombe festival. There are plenty of good places to eat & drink, people are very friendly.

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