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Slapton Sands

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Address: Between Strete and Torcross on the A379, Slapton TQ72TQ, England
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Naturist beach which is located on Slapton Sands, near Strete, south of...

Naturist beach which is located on Slapton Sands, near Strete, south of Dartmouth. In 1944, it was the site of the World War II military exercise, Exercise Tiger.

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Lovely place

You can enjoy Slapton Sands on 2 levels. It's a lovely beach (pebbles) with a lovely view , then there are the 2 memorials to the WW2 incident that cost many American service men... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can enjoy Slapton Sands on 2 levels. It's a lovely beach (pebbles) with a lovely view , then there are the 2 memorials to the WW2 incident that cost many American service men their lives while practicing for D-Day

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw a humpback whale before it became public knowledge. Had the privilege to sit and watch it before crowds arrived! So much wildlife in the area with Slapton Ley behind you. Dolphins, porpoises, gannets and various gulls were spotted. The local friendly seal wasn't impressed nobody noticed him. He kept coming to the edge of the beach but people wanted... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit here many times, whether its cycling through or coming with family and friends. The views are fab and there is a couple of places at each end of the beach to get refreshments. Plenty of parking too! Although some you will need to pay.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

Wildlife, sea views and a flat walk as far as you want to go. History all around, a perfect venue for a family outing to get fresh air. There are two very good eateries at Torcross, the Boat House and The Start Bay Inn, both welcoming. The main public car park at Torcross is closed, occupied by engineering equipment to... More 

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Exeter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

Slapton Sands worth a visit to see exactly where the very sad events happened and to give a thought to the number of men lost

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

We always enjoy a good walk along the seemingly endless beach at Slapton Sands between Street and Torcross, with the prospect of a pint and fish and chips at the Start Bay Inn or a cuppa at the local cafe. Incredible to see how the power of the sea has eroded the car park near the memorial. New parking meters... More 

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South Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

We live local,we love coming here,these a lot of history to this place!! Lovely walks to do,good for families,good fishing,and if you don't catch anything some good eateries, it's also unspoilt....

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Watch nature as the sea attack s the shingle beach and reclaims the car park. Brilliant to watch the power of the sea in wonter

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oxfordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Definite place to see and get the trails leaflets. We got ours from the bird hide. It was drizzly when we went but in the wooded area by the lakes it was better. Lovely having the sea one side and the Ley on the other.

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Smithfield, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We had read about it, including the history, but, once there, it exceeded expectations. Would think there is something for everyboday and anyone. There is parking (better / more that other such places). The most obvious area is the beach, and, yes, the evident erosion, but, it is nature at work. The Ley / lagoon area, with the aquatic birdlife... More 

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