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“Nice beach”

Fort Island Gulf Beach
Stone, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

It's the only beach for miles and it's nice - quite small like a European beach which makes a change from the miles and miles of characterless beaches so prominent in the US.

It has good toilets, beach shower, tables and chairs under shelters for picnics, boardwalk/fishing pier, a boat ramp a few hundred feet away and a vendor today (may not be there on quiet days).

I admit there were a lot of birds around and seaweed too but the water was fine to be in to cool down.

Visited October 2013
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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335 reviews
152 attraction reviews
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“Artificial beach apparently with a lot bird poo ..”
Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

I guess the whole area here has no beaches so they created this one and got a lot of sand here. The sand near the water is pretty much full of poo from all the 1000s of birds and gulls flying around. The water also looked not very clean and here and there poo dirt, so we rather decided for the showers to cool down. There are restrooms, showers, some benches under huts, and few people on a september tuesday. So it was nice to lay in the sun a bit with the back at the warm concret walls near the lot, but we left after 1h or so.

Visited September 2013
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Lee on the Solent
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152 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Fantastic to be away from tourist crowds”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Great place to experience real local life and see the local sea life. Dolphins off the beach, crabs in rock pools and young gar fish in lagoon.

Visited August 2013
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Orlando
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112 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Don't waste your time”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

This is a very small stretch of beach that has a roped off swimming area. It wasn't crowded, which was nice, but it was shallow, warm water and absolutely no shells, which was weird. I've lived in FL most of my life and this was the only time I've been to a beach with not one seashell. It's like they trucked in sandbox sand or something.

Visited August 2013
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Florida
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Small Beach”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Small beach, can become crowded. Kept clean, had fair size parking area, had a concession stand for snacks and drinks. Nice for spending just one or two days on the beach.

Visited August 2013
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