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This beach has it all. Beach, parking, toilets, walks, and what a view! Go to it over the estuary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Large beach with boat park (with permission). Plenty of space and we stopped here for flask coffee... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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2 Devon Rd, East Portlemouth TQ8 8PU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach has it all. Beach, parking, toilets, walks, and what a view! Go to it over the estuary in the ferry or drive around to it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jencheltenham
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Large beach with boat park (with permission). Plenty of space and we stopped here for flask coffee and cake by sea. Dog friendly beach as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed September 5, 2018

we love this beach because it has beautiful clean white sand, shallow turquoise sea, dogs only on leads, toilets and a little cafe selling coffee, pancakes and ice creams: paradise!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 932becky
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We always visit this beach when we are in the area. Its lovely to walk along the sandy beach and climb along the rocks. Can then walk along coastal path to Gara Rock. Can get very busy though and parking is a nightmare as only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank luv2holidayinthesun
Reviewed August 29, 2018

A NT beach with a NT car park - £7.50 for the day if you're not members. It does fill up apparently. We arrived at mid-morning and it was already quite busy but spaces. There is some parking along the road but very limited. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Good fun beach on East Portlemouth. Can get a little too busy during high season but 99% of the time it's great.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TravelexpertGB
Reviewed August 12, 2018

After a long drive (and as NT members) found we could not get in to the car park and there is no alternative parking in the village any more. Very stressful drive there and back from the village along a very narrow road. Extremely rude...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Itinerantur17
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

What a great beach - easy to get to from Salcombe, fantastic Crepe van at the back serving lovely crepes and coffee. Ice cream to make you go back again and again. The beach is fantastic sand is wide and at low tide prefect for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JohnF865
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning location - sandy beach, crystal clear water with the picturesque Salcombe as a backdrop. But we found the numerous 40 or so boats and motored dinghys constantly arriving a worry especially having small children in the water. We witnessed one young girl hit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Beth M
Reviewed July 10, 2018

a beautiful beach on the quiet side of the estuary. a river ferry/taxi ride from Salcombe town. perfect for families with options for building dams across the stream, hiding behind rocks, swimming, kayaking etc. big national trust car park with walks fanning out up to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank squiddlydiddly60
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