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. 

Opening Times

Branscombe Beach (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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  • Beach side refreshment kiosk
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Richard000186
      West End, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Gave it a miss
      1 of 5 stars
      7th May 2019
      We couldn't find the beach so looked up trip advisor to find a post code. I read some of the views on the car park. Thanks guys, we gave it a miss and went to Exmouth and had a great day. Read full review
    • BlueFlash
      High Wycombe, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Beware Car Park Cowboys
      1 of 5 stars
      10th May 2019
      I have read a few reviews and sadly I to have been "caught out". We paid for 1 hour..we then got a letter saying we were 1min over..we challenged it but like previous postings no form of proof. They... Read full review
    • NeenyB100
      Devon UK
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Car park issues - decided not to visit.
      1 of 5 stars
      12th May 2019
      We were going to visit Branscombe today for lunch at the Sea Shanty. But on reading car parking issues have decided not to bother - until the car parking issues are changed. What a shame for... Read full review

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