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So many happy memories I have of Jacobs Ladder Beach. I was there yesterday at high tide,and it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful views and clean beach just sad it’s pebble and not sand

I had a pretty amazing day sunbathing here last bank holiday. Whilst it’s very family-friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So many happy memories I have of Jacobs Ladder Beach. I was there yesterday at high tide,and it certainly wasn’t calm! The beach is always kept clean,and as long as you can cope with walking on the pebbles, it’s well worth the effort.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a pretty amazing day sunbathing here last bank holiday. Whilst it’s very family-friendly (which is not what I’m going for), there is also more than enough space to fit everyone on the beach without it feeling crowded. I found a concrete slab to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even on a windy spring day, the walk along the beach and up the steps was really good. I like the red cliffs and the sense of history.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Janettaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the pictures say it all but for older people be aware it is a long way down and seems even further coming back up. Parking nearby was not too difficult , toilets available but not on the beach but at the top and the clock...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank harvey s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely views. ice cream and pasties etc.. available at the kiosk, great for families with children, a bit of steep hill down to the beach or can use the steps from the gardens cafe

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank angiej9
Reviewed April 13, 2019

There are superb views of the beach from the top of this ladder of the sea and Peak Hill cliffs. There is an excellent restaurant close by in Connaught Gardens which are also worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael E
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Lovely walk through Connaught Gardens down the "ladder"" steps and then along the walkway below the cliff - but not when the tide is high!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michaelf24
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Very nice beach to walk on and close to Sidmouth promenade. This is a nice walk with a lovely sunset by the sea.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margarita R
Reviewed December 29, 2018

We chose to walk around Sidmouth after a bad experience at Exmouth (avoid). Jacob's Ladder is a fascinating walk with lots to see. The weather was good and the views excellent. The town is full of history with good places to eat.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Watchman077
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Visited this location on many occasions and all seasons. December made no difference to the beauty of Jacobs Ladder and Beach. Breathtaking views.of the brown coloured cliffs, shore and sea followed by a very pleasant walk on to Sidmouth. Park area although stunning in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 28, 2018|
Response from JE-Wirral | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park opposite. The dog friendly beach area varies on time of year and is via a steep hill or steps.
March 11, 2018|
Response from Mandy J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not the best person to ask about fishing as it is a 'sport' that I do not support, sorry.
Tracy A
July 4, 2017|
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Response from englander1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, please see my post. As you walk onto the beach from the East (Sidmouth) dogs are not allowed on the first third. Look straight ahead, you can see in the distance a post with a sign attached half way up the beach, from... More