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 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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    Recent Reviews:

    • dave c
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Car park scam.
      1 of 5 stars
      2nd May 2022
      Caught out by car park scam. This needs investigating. As many others on here, left by the exit time on the ticket and then got fined. Your parking time starts immediately you pass the entry camera... Read full review
    • ktd2511
      Taunton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Parking scam
      1 of 5 stars
      20th May 2022
      Unethical parking fine Received a ‘period of parking not paid for’ on a letter dated 13th May for a car park stay on the 16th January. Letter states we had 4 previous letters of notification which... Read full review
    • JLawford20
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Typical pebble beach
      3 of 5 stars
      2nd June 2022
      This is a very scenic location especially the hills rising from the beach location. There are views further afar from the Jurrasic Coast east toward Lyme Regis and west to Sidmouth. Read full review

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