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:

    • Beachday19
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Loo’s
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 21st January 2019
      Lovely place have been going there for years own by the National trust the Loo’s have now gone!! bit of a shock !!!🤭🤭 first visit this year Read full review
    • Sally R
      Yeovil, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      February sunshine
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 20th February 2019
      Lovely beach went on Valentine’s Day lovely path to walk off road from car park to village. Cafe on beach opens weekends so went to masons arms lovely food and pub dog friendly but a little more... Read full review
    • Avocettoo
      Thornton-le-Moor, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Lovely pebble beach
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 2nd March 2019
      Lovely shelved pebble beach ... great length and backed by cliffs. Good walks to village. Sea Shanty good for a snack. Read full review

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    Facilities

    Attraction Facilities

    • Toilets

    Catering

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

    Opening Times

    Branscombe Beach (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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