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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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Meadfoot Nostalgia!

Wonderful memories of staying at "Haytor Hotel" with my parents year after year in the 60's - we had a beach hut at the opposite end of the cafe - I used to cry when we had to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful memories of staying at "Haytor Hotel" with my parents year after year in the 60's - we had a beach hut at the opposite end of the cafe - I used to cry when we had to leave and still hanker after the place! Bit surprised to see the photo of the solid rocky bit behind, where the sea... More 

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torquay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

love this beach in the winter. Always bits of interesting thing washed up. Views are fantastic. Could be anywhere in the world.

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet beach with some parking. The beach is mostly shingle/gravel with rock pools. Nice cafe at the eastern end

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice clean beach although there are plenty of pebbles and gritty sand. Nice and quiet beach to just relax on . The is a nice cafe and toilets just above the beach entrance.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gentle, safe beach for swimming. I have swum here in most weathers and in all seasons. Even on a dull Winter's morning it seems to have a quality of light and swimming that I like. In summer it is of course even better. I can imagine Oscar Wilde may have swum here when he lodged in Babbacombe.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't tell everyone as it is still quiet which is part of the charm. Stoney beach that is perfect for a paddle, but ideal for families with restless kids that need an activity day with lots of rock climbing to entertain

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small bay with a shingle beach. It is less crowded than other beaches in the area, a great place to be if you want to avoid the commercial beaches. It does however have a toilet block and a well run cafe as well as deckchairs for hire and a few public beach huts that can be hired... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to be away from the hustle and bustle of Torquay beach, this may be for you. It's a stony beach, very quiet, nice for kids to do a bit of crabbing as there are lots of rockpools. Lovely beach café, toilets and beach huts for hire. Parking not a problem, there is a small carpark and street... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed nearby overlooking the beach. There is a pay and display car park nearby and people did spend time on the beach but it is pebbly. I'm not sure if the beach huts are privately owned or for general hire. Most of the local beaches were pebbly bays but still very pretty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My beach :-D I'm going there everyday when I'm live in UK :-D the best place in Torquay :-D lovrly views, clean beach, lovely to long walks :-D

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