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Secluded Rocky Beach

This beach is between Woolacombe Bay & Mortehoe A bit tricky to reach but is definitely worth it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Best. Beach. Ever!

Secret beach is only accessible at low tide. But it is a gem. VERY steep descent down, but worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is between Woolacombe Bay & Mortehoe A bit tricky to reach but is definitely worth it once there. In my opinion probably best at low tide as lots of interesting rock pools.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Secret beach is only accessible at low tide. But it is a gem. VERY steep descent down, but worth every raised eyebrow. It feels private.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ssmith4444
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Grunta is a nice little beach which rarely gets overly-busy and is tranquil as a result. The sand is fine and there are plenty of rock pools to explore. On the down side, it can be a bit of an adventure to get down to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul G
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Love this place, I have amazing pictures of my children playing. The Rock Pools are the best so many Crabs I could spend hours just sitting and watching. This is smaller than the other Beaches but very different. There is nothing there no Toilets, no...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Don't surf here. I have spent thousands of hours surfing and this is a real bashing with rocks and super sharp spider crabs. Stay away from the mad hoards of weird killer jellyfish. Top tip: go to Croyde

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank 504fredo
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Lovely little secluded beach. Access is trickier than most but well worth it. Great for inquisitive kids, bbq's and dogs.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sammi-loves-shopping
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Damage Barton and the temperature was nearly 30°. We needed to find somewhere we could cool off, without wanting the busy main Woolacombe beach. We walked down from Mortehoe and found the path down to this beach. There was one lady...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Diane O
Reviewed May 13, 2017

A good place to take your dog,we went on a very windy day and still enjoyed ourselves playing with our dog.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Enid W
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Lovely, scenic beach that sits in a fantastic spot. Lots of rock pools for the kids to play in. Sandy beach and when the tide is out, I can see it being a great beach for surfers.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank SimonLock
Reviewed April 15, 2017

A great place to sit and take in all of the surrounding views , from Baggy Point to Morte Point. Lots of rocks to explore.. Or just to sit and relax and watch the world go by. Beautiful..

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank AGManchester
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June 7, 2015|
Response from aimeepope | Reviewed this property |
You have to walk down a footpath through a big hilly field of sheep to get to it - when you get to the cliff edge there are rock steps going down to the beach - that's the only way to access it :)