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Berry Head National Nature Reserve

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Address: Berry Head, Brixham TQ5 9AP, England
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+44 1803 882619

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Pleasant place to visit

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

Reviewed July 21, 2016
Charles H
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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Reviewed July 21, 2016

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

Thank Charles H
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

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 

Thank LesleyandClive
United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016 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 

1 Thank Naomi B
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016

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

Thank Mark D
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2016 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 

Thank Rawsome2014
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2016

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 

Thank Milla100
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016

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 

Thank SimonCarter1973
Walsall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016

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

Thank Kevin G
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Stunning views. Was once a Napoleonic Fort and a Royal Observer Corps Cold War bunker. Unfortunately not open. Very nice dog friendly cafe. Good walks. Tip. The Satnav post code of TQ5 9AP is rubbish. Carry on up the hill until you get to the hotel entrance, fork right and keep going up the hill until you get to the... More 

Thank David C
Brixham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

You can walk right up to the light house and you get the most wonderful views all across the bay. You can see all the wildlife around you . It is just a great place to relax with the sea all around you.

Thank pamelliott884

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