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“Beautiful beach.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bovisand Beach

Bovisand Beach
Plymouth, England
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Ranked #141 of 269 things to do in Plymouth
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shropshire
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Quite a trek down to the beach down hill, a lot of steps, but well worth it. Seems to be a safe beach, surrounded by cliffs. There is a fresh water stream running down into the sea. It is a beautiful beach clean. However not suitable for any one with a walking disability. You can how ever sit at the top in a small cafe and look out over the beautiful sea views. Also not suitable for surfers. To many rocks. But a safe place for the children.......under supervision naturally. Car park fee £2.00 per car

Visited April 2014
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Amazing beach, very quiet, clean surrounded by cliffs, good walk down a hill to get to it but a path is clearly marked up, fresh water stream runs onto the beach.
Great for driftwood and shells, not a busy place so it's great to relax and take it all in.
Recommended to all

Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“I used to live 2 miles from this beach, v good, sandy beach.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Many happy memories visiting Bovi, beach parties and family days out. A perfect beach to go to when in Plym, cafes and a restaurant nearby to the beach. There is a coastal path that leads to Jennicliff with great views but a bit of a trek, I used ot do this walk alot when I lived in Plymstock. All in all a great beach, nice day out for families.

Visited June 2013
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Plymouth, UK
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“Flat beach with lovely rock pools but beware syringes!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

My kids love this beach and it's rock pools. However, living locally I have visited for many years and for the last couple of yrs noticed a sharp increase in gross stuff on the beach and in the rock pools!
I have seen used tampons and pads, condoms and on one horrendous occasion a used syringe with needle in a rock pool next to the one my child was in.
I prefer wembury nearby, which doesn't seem to get as much debris

Visited June 2013
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Berkhamsted
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“Nice beach shame about the rubbish”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Nice little sandy beach but would be nicer if there wasn't so much rubbish. Unlike beaches abroad we don't seem to look after our beaches by not littering or the local authority clearing it of debris and seaweed. Shame, as the beaches location is brilliant.

Visited August 2013
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