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Well worth a visit, a touch of history in the D-Day link, some lovely views, and the wildlife... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anthony P
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Great beach for walks - D Day practise location

You cannot miss this place. Really unusual with the inland lake and the road that you can drive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
anthonyfj
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Telford, United Kingdom
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All reviews shingle beach nature reserve car park sherman tank lovely beach plenty of parking fish and chips mackerel long beach fresh air half way long walk across the road fantastic place well worth a visit couple of hours pubs and restaurants
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a visit, a touch of history in the D-Day link, some lovely views, and the wildlife aspect is also a delight.

Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot miss this place. Really unusual with the inland lake and the road that you can drive along all the way along the shingle bar. Car park half way along is a good place to stop (reasonable pay and display). Great for walks and kit flying. Visit the American memorial with its great interpretation panel and the tank at the Toreros end. Finish a trip with a visit to the pub or cafe in Torcross (excellent too).

Thank anthonyfj
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely coast and a wonderful coastal walk to Beesands.
Stayed in one of the cottages right opposite the sea, just breath taking too see the sun rise and set.
Lovely for all the family to enjoy the beach.

Thank marklyminster
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As were on holiday the new stretch of road was being completed so there was little traffic about.
Sat on the beach watching the waves and the gannets diving into the water.
My Husband took his kayak out nearly every day and caught mackerel so fish for tea and plenty to bring home.
A lovely quiet spot and really clean, the locals take pride in their beach and it shows.

Thank fishypioneer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aways a pleasure to visit Slapton Sands. We really enjoy having a long walk beside the sea, or walking along the more firm path at the top of the sands. The latter walk is much more suitable for the older generation, like ourselves, being level and firm. The views out to sea are wonderful and even on really fine days , due to the length of the beach, we have never found it to be crowded. After your very pleasant stroll, don't forget to call in at the local hostalry for some cooling refreshments. Well behaved furry friends welcome.

Thank ranastdon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here on Saturday to take a look around and spent an enjoyable hour wandering about the Sherman tank and the history behind it's reason for being there is very thought provoking. There is a wild bird hide with good views too.

Thank Sparkymg
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first experienced Slapton Sands on a field course prior to doing my geography O level. I was probably too young for the sad history of the beach to mean too much but visiting it more recently with the greater awareness brought home to me its tragic history.

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stunning beach with lots of nature. I have been using it for more than 20 years, but the cafe has a noisy generator that drowns out nature, the sea birds have gone and no longer roost on the beach, probably driven away by hundreds of dogs that are left to run around uncontrolled.
If you go, take antiseptic wipes as you will step in or sit in the mess being left by dogs. Such a shame, we used to see a whole range of seas birds, seals, shoals of fish close to shore, occasional dolphin, cuttle fish mating spider crabs. This year we have only seen dogs and abandoned fire ash.

Thank Mick J
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

My last review of Slapton Sands included reference to the closure of the A379, the beautiful coast road. I spoke recently to the contractors working on the road realignment and repair and I was advised it will be open before the end of October. Great news for the locals and for visitors.

Thank Bopeep1947
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

This wonderful stretch of South Hams coast is, unfortunately, difficult to access easily as the coast road from Kingsbridge to Dartmouth has been closed awaiting reinstatement after storm damage.This work will be completerd soon - check before you travel. But the area is still there to be seen by the more persistent visitor. The great sweep of Start bay is best seen from the approach from the Dartmouth direction, before arriving at the barrier. Slapton Sands, together with the WW2 tank memorial, pubs and restaurants is only accessed from the opposite direction via Kingsbridge.
Don't be put off - it really is a delight - either way!

Thank properjob929
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