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Berry Head National Nature Reserve

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Address: Berry Head, Brixham TQ5 9AP, England
Phone Number: 01803 882619
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Stunning Views

As a "collector" of lighthouses this was on the list. The Berry Head lighthouse is actually unimpressive but it has a commanding postion high on the headland, hence the stunning... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
SouthernVectis
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Heswall, United Kingdom
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Heswall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a "collector" of lighthouses this was on the list. The Berry Head lighthouse is actually unimpressive but it has a commanding postion high on the headland, hence the stunning views. A clear day gives perfect views across TorBay and along the Devon & Dorset coastline. Loads of wildlife and birds to view and both easy and challenging walks and... More 

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walked along the nature reserve and the views are amazing. Nice views along the coastline just a shame that we did not see any of the local porpoises. Well worth the trip.

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Thank brackleyballet
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked to the reserve and saw plenty of birds/wildlife etc. Seals were also spotted in the water. Nice quiet place to visit

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Thank Charles H
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to visit on a sunny day but this place would be worth visiting in any weather. The views are spectacular include the nesting birds on the cliffs and all around views of the bay and out to sea. Interesting buildings, structures and plants to explore and plenty of seating provided. This is free to view but parking... More 

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Thank LesleyandClive
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked here from Brixham. A steady comfortable 30 minutes from breakwater beach. Upon reaching Berryhead you can take various walks. Down a slopping path to see the old quarry site which reward you with striking cliff quarry with wild birds nesting. Once inside Berryhead walls you can visit a small visitors centre to pick up maps etc and download... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a pleasent walk past brixham harbour along cost path and woodland section to berry head the view were fabulous

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Thank Mark D
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With Brixham so busy in the summer, it's a great escape from the crowds below. The views are stunning and it is a haven for wildlife too. There's a hive to watch seabirds, so if you pack your binoculars, you'll see Cormorants, Kittiwakes, Fulmars and plenty of others too. A lot of people visit Brixham without even realising Berry Head... More 

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Thank Rawsome2014
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked up to Berry Head 3 times within the 10 days that I stayed in Brixham, not only is it a beautiful walk, but the final destination is stunning with views across Torbay and there is a Fort at the head - originally Napoleonic. I was lucky enough to twice spot Porpoises in the bay. It is very doggy... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to spend a few hours taking in the views and enjoying a good walk, then Berry Head is for you. The scenery is wonderful, though it can be very windy! The walk is great and there are fort ruins from the Napoleonic Wars, which are fascinating. There is plenty of seating for those that need a rest... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great walk up from Brixham, spectacular views of Torbay. This time watched porpoises from the point and guillimots from the hide

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