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Slapton Sands

Between Strete and Torcross on the A379, Slapton TQ72TQ, England
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Not very child friendly

Beautiful scenery. Pebble beach which makes for hard walking. Harder paving area near the road or... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
rwelfare
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Andover, United Kingdom
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School Trip

We arrived way too late, and I was very tired. The coach driver was a joke, he cared about himself... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
deeznuts110
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“car park” (41 reviews)
“pebble beach” (16 reviews)
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Between Strete and Torcross on the A379, Slapton TQ72TQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery. Pebble beach which makes for hard walking. Harder paving area near the road or across the road near the nature lagoon. Sailing and kayaking from the beach, also lots of fishing. The beach slips quite steeply into the sea and there are signs...More

Thank rwelfare
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived way too late, and I was very tired. The coach driver was a joke, he cared about himself and nobody else. When I arrived at the centre we were staying at, the place looked disgusting, worse than Sparkhill. The guy decided to speak...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I use google maps to look for nice places to stop and 'wild' camp in my campervan. This means avoiding the high cost of campsites. I spotted this lovely sand/pebble bar easily. It's actually a main road that runs along the top of it and...More

Thank Carlshirley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of ww2 history and very long beach to exercise the pooch too. Great local campsites and friendly pub..if you fancy a spot of fishing take your mackerel rod and send the wife off with the dog..great spot

Thank chubbylilphoenix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parked at Strete Gate carpark on a wonderful hot July day ( beware pay n display does not accept new pound coins! You can pay by phone...). Miles of Lovely clean sweeping shingle beach, and turquoise blue crystal clear water. Enjoyed a walk, sunbathe and...More

Thank 19Julie67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice long beach lovely clean place nice clean water to walk in to keep cool there is a car park and a lovely day out

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the lovely camping and caravanning club site at Slapton sands and had a lovely week of camping in this beautiful area. I recommend you also take a ride on the top deck of the number 3 bus to Dartmouth the views from...More

Thank tabletennisgraham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a beauty of nature, just a fantastic place with so much history. So sad reading about so many lives lost on the beach, still a fantastic place to visit.

Thank Stuart N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area seems to go on for miles. Its of historic interest too. On the inland side there is a large lake with lots of wildlife

Thank 397ValH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the day on the stony beach, great weather. If you go to the Torcross end you are Much closer to refreshments.

Thank BansteadBraidy
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Valerie G
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Grandpa529 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is sand but the beach is mostly shingle. in answer to your question yes you would be able to build sandcastles.
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1jamie
September 21, 2016|
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Response from Susan P | Reviewed this property |
The tank is an open display, it is situated on the car park at the far end of Slapton Sands
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1jamie
September 21, 2016|
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Response from clive j | Reviewed this property |
The tank was open air so should be able to visit anytime
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