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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    Recent Reviews:

    • dmaccallum63
      Greater London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Windswept and beautiful as ever
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 19th September 2018
      Having spent many childhood holidays here it was a pleasure to return to this wonderful beach. We stayed at the Masons As so were able to enjoy the 10 minute walk down to the beach by the side of... Read full review
    • welshbird22
      Swansea, United Kingdom
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      1 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 20th September 2018
      The beach and surrounding area is lovely but we shall never visit this part of Devon again having come home to find a parking ticket for £100. As per previous reviews the car is photographed in and... Read full review
    • Stephen B
      Devon, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Lovely flat beech with car park, toilets, picnic tables and a cafe
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 27th September 2018
      The title says it all really. Beautiful beech with all the amenities you need. Lovely walk here from Beer, or drive along the narrow roads. Beautiful village, but everywhere is ‘up hill or down dale’. Read full review



    Attraction Facilities

    • Toilets


    • Beach side refreshment kiosk
    • Cafes/Licensed Family Restaurants/Refreshments

    Opening Times

    Branscombe Beach (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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