Branscombe Beach

Nr Seaton, Branscombe, Devon, EX12 3DJ

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Branscombe beach is a long shingle beach, an ideal place to relax and enjoy the stunning coastal scenery. The beach is set below the beautiful village of Branscombe, and continues east about a mile to Beer Head. 

Branscombe village is part of the Jurassic Coastline, and is part of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Branscombe is a great family beach, with rockpools for exploring and stones to skim! 

Part of the South West Coast Path, there’s a good cliff top walk to the picturesque village of Beer. The area has walks that cater to all abilities and the coast path can be enjoyed all year round - with views across the Jurassic Coastline. 

Make sure you stop to explore the village of Branscombe itself - its chocolate box thatched cottages wander down the stunning cliff valley all the way to the sea. Its location makes Branscombe one of the most beautiful and scenic locations on the South coast - and its claimed to the the country's longest village.

Beach facilities include toilets and refreshments. 

There is a dog exercise area at this beach. 

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Branscombe Beach (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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  • Beach side refreshment kiosk
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    Recent Reviews:

    • 304royc
      Market Drayton
      Three day break
      4 of 5 stars
      10th Oct 2019
      Pleasant shingle beach with facilities and a pleasant country walk to access it, within easy walking distance from the Mason's Arms. Read full review
    • cwherberts
      Birmingham, England
      Car Park- Using technical system to prey on law abiding ticket paying citizens
      1 of 5 stars
      20th Oct 2019
      Be aware of this car park. It's quite complicated and requires that you input your registration at the ticket machine After pressing all the correct buttons, I noticed that only part of my... Read full review
    • ElizzieC
      Family walk Branscombe to Beer
      5 of 5 stars
      23rd Oct 2019
      Our 10 year old daughter dislikes walking anywhere, so 2 miles from Branscombe to Beer is far enough. We parked at the beach and followed the signposts; taking the lower level pathway which was very... Read full review

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