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Address: Meadfoot Sea Road | Torquay, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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Small stretch of shingle beach overlooking Torbay. Great for rock pooling....

Small stretch of shingle beach overlooking Torbay. Great for rock pooling. Good public toilets (open in Summer). Great friendly cafe. Access to cliff top walks. Back drop of the Osborne , a crescent georgian hotel. Parking available for beach on road and in small carpark.

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Lovely view

Lovely little beach with great views. Lovely for walking along with the family and easy to reach. Would recommend a visit if you like a beach walk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
thelocalbigdog
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137 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little beach with great views. Lovely for walking along with the family and easy to reach. Would recommend a visit if you like a beach walk.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

If you like to walk on the beach this is perfect. Great too for just sitting and reading (or contemplating you navel) has amenities close so you can made a lovely day of sun and sea..

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Thank helend123
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The beach a Meadfoot is mainly pebbly and stony with rocks but the differing colours of all of these are very attractive. You can reach it from Torquay town by following the Rock Walk but it has many steps, so going by road is better for some. The road runs alongside the beach and, on the other side, are steep... More 

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Thank 610diane
London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

My wife and I were staying at the Balmoral Hotel just up the road. Meadfoot Beach offers a pleasant evening stroll and the views from the grounds of the Osborne Hotel just behind the beach are very attractive.

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Thank Jim G
Henley-on-Thames
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Clean. Easy access on foot, good parking, close (2 mins drive) to Hanburys Fish and Chip shop. Great at high tide in a gale too.

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Thank Betty W
Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is one of only a couple of beaches in the area that enjoys free parking. Pebbly beach with little to show if the tide is in but uncrowded during the summer. Café at one end and restaurant coffee house at nearby hotel. Resident ice cream van at other end next to pay and display carpark

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Thank Vennwood
Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

This is a nice quiet pebbly beach away from the main tourist areas of Torquay. The beach has a small cafe and beach huts. It has good access & facilities - toilets, cafe, ice cream kiosk etc. Lovely views, undisturbed peace & quiet, It over looks Thatchers Rock. Breathtaking.

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Thank J S
Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Bit out of the way wouldn't go on own unless your confident. I love walking so this is great in the summer lovely views you can just let your imagination go with adventure in this hidden gem of a beach.

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Thank ann x
Nottingham,UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Meadfoot beach is a lovely spot, lots of interesting rock pools to explore and amazing sounds as the waves roll in over shingles.Quite a rocky beach but you should be able to build a sandcastle or two! Lovely beach cafe we had been to in the past but wasn't open at the back end of October as it's a bit... More 

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Thank Anwoire
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

This is the typical British seaside rock pool beach. Kids and the dog loved it. So did I. It's quite small and for those with disability you need to use the steps you cannot get access from the slopes.

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