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Stunning views and walking

This part of the path has a step ascent from Branscombe beach with views worth waiting for , or a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Devon, United Kingdom

We walked from Seaton to Branscombe and took the undercliff path after leaving Beer. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
United Kingdom
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A 4 mile moderate ramble along the South West Coast Path through the Hooken Undercliff, where a dramatic landslip in 1790 provides a haven for wildlife. Returning along the clifftops above, where there are spectacular views in either direction of...more
| Beer Head Car Park, Beer, Seaton EX12 3AQ, England
+44 1752 896237
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This part of the path has a step ascent from Branscombe beach with views worth waiting for , or a less challenging but bracing cliff top walk from either Beer or Branscombe

Thank andywestonwebb2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked from Seaton to Branscombe and took the undercliff path after leaving Beer. It was absolutely beautiful, you walk through a little forest and get the most stunning views of the cliffs. My favourite walk. We stopped for coffee at Branscombe at a lovely...More

Thank faybaby
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Great leisurely walk. Heading west from Beer, chose the lower path through the gap created in the cliff fall of 1790. One section near the top can bring your heart to your mouth as you stand on the edge looking down the narrow path. This...More

1  Thank Sehguh17
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Lovely walking along the cliffs fantastic viewing and sights to be seen .Lovely strolls along the tops .

Thank Exploration762394
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This is one of our absolute favourite walks - it's open cliffs and vast views of the sea, then a varied scramble along the path through the undercliff. Just stunning.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

If you get bored sitting the beach and you want to burn that full English breakfast, then this walk is just the thing! There is a mixture of steps, steep uphills and downhills. Some muddy bits and lots of growth. Some areas are very jungle...More

Thank Ziggy1973
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Firstly this is up there with the best walks we have ever done and we are experienced walkers. Majestic Jurassic cliff scenery, beautiful countryside and sea views. Very varied. My iPhone says we did 18k distance but beware we climbed 155 floors! Took us 5...More

1  Thank Daryl H
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a must - particularly early evening - as you look across Branscombe/Sidmouth way it's easy to imagine Jurassic times.

Thank RufusLansdowne
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We walked from Seaton to Beer then onto Bransombe. The Seaton to Beer part is not great as a fair bit has been lost due to landslip so you end up walking alongside the road but from Beer to Branscombe is excellent for views. We...More

Thank Matty07uk
Reviewed August 3, 2018

We attempted the SW Coast Path on the recommendation of locals who said it was the only way to appreciate the sublime coastal views. We started off at Beer beach in the hope of getting to Branscombe, 2 miles away, within the hour. We managed...More

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Lloyd E
June 22, 2018|
Response from Nigel B | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking along the Sea Front but obviously a walk from their. We were parked in Peco World. Not sure of the Parking Durations their though... Sorry I cant be more help...
September 2, 2017|
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Response from suzique2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Beer village is wheelchair friendly but coastal walks/paths are unfortunately unsuitable. There is a picnic area on the cliff top car park which does give lovely views but be aware that this car park is located at the... More
Len T
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
The AVMT service 899 bus runs from Seaton to Sidmouth via Beer & Branscombe. The 899 is a fantastic route running along scenic country lanes. At Beer the bus stop is Beer Cross (outside Beer village stores) at Branscombe... More