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Very interesting

I was out on a coastal walk with a friend and he suggested we visit this site. It tells the story... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
South Devon, United Kingdom
Viewing a Tragic Lost Village

We walked from Slapton Sands to Hallsands along the coast, about an hour in each direction. Viewing... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2016
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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South Hallsands, TQ7 2EY, England
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

I was out on a coastal walk with a friend and he suggested we visit this site. It tells the story of how the village began and then disappeared into the sea. Very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

If you want to reflect upon greed and ignorance and what happens to innocent people when those two things are combined, then this lost village is essential. The storyboards on the viewing platform tell the whole horrible tale and give the why and how the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

After visiting the cricket inn at Beesands. We didn't walk but drove to this haunted place parking down a country lane as it is difficult to park. From Beesands head to the light house and you need to turn left after north Hallsands You will...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kerry O
Reviewed January 13, 2016

We walked from Slapton Sands to Hallsands along the coast, about an hour in each direction. Viewing the ruined remains of the village from the platform there is a helpful timeline to tell the story of how the village was gradually claimed by the sea...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank TMRDavies
Reviewed October 22, 2015

Free car park, clean public toilets, play area for children, coffee and cake in the church hall no charge only a donation to charity, that's Beesands. Then a cliff top walk over to Hallsands to see the houses that were washed into the sea. After...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed September 10, 2015

We walked from Beesands to Hallsands along the cliff path - an easy enough walk if you are used to walking. Hallsands is now viewed from a platform (as a young girl I can remember visiting the village and walking round the houses). There is...More

Date of experience: September 2015
5  Thank CathyAquilla
Reviewed February 21, 2014

We came here about 5 yrs ago and enjoyed reading about how mankind can be so stupid and have no regard to nature and the environment and cruel to local people When will stop interfering with natural forces?.But what has happened now.We found the hotel...More

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank Sheila N
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Well, how interesting. My family and I are on holiday this week and were looking for something to do. The weather cold but clear, this was perfect. I thought this a very sad but interesting story. Very narrow lanes, as seems to be the norm

Date of experience: October 2013
4  Thank RachelH747
Reviewed September 24, 2013

My husband and myself drove through extremely narrow lanes in Devon to reach the deserted village of Hallsands. Although you are not allowed to actually walk into the village, there is now a viewing platform where you can see quite a lot of the deserted...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Donz A
March 23, 2018|
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Access to the two remaining houses has now collapsed into the sea although the buildings are still standing , a very atmospheric place