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Blackpool Sands

A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
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Dogs allowed on out of season

Gritty beach with great views of blue sea. Previously, dogs aren't allowed on the beach during high... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here tons of times in all seasons. Dramatic in winter - stunning in spring/summer. Probably... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally E
Brighton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“shingle beach” (69 reviews)
“lovely beach” (61 reviews)
“venus cafe” (49 reviews)
A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gritty beach with great views of blue sea. Previously, dogs aren't allowed on the beach during high season. Good cafe

Thank G123Warks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here tons of times in all seasons. Dramatic in winter - stunning in spring/summer. Probably one of south Devon's most beautiful beaches. Public loos. Brilliant Venus Cafe - don't believe both are open all year round. High season you have to pay for parking.

Thank Sally E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Venus Cafe is situated on the beautiful beach of Blackpool Sands. Friendly staff serving breakfasts, lunches, cream teas and delicious cakes. Would thoroughly recommend a visit.

Thank genie321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful area - the beach is managed and parking is paid for. However there are facilities available along with a shop and a cafe.

Thank LadyMorgana2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely fresh baked scones.drinks quality can vary depending who makes it.Hot Chocolate wasn't hot and very strong.good friendly service.

Thank Seachip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice shingle beach with gorgeous background of black cliffs and trees. A very nice cafe. We visited on a sunny Sunday in April, not crowded at all.

Thank meTatyana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love his place. Beautiful. We decided to have a glass of wine - would have been rude not to ! Oh and fish and chips All the staff were lovely and friendly

Thank TonyandKB
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This beach has it all,stunning scenery,lovely beach,restaurant and a shop. Also a shower facility. Always clean and tidy, a pleasure to visit, Well worth a visit

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Blackpool sands has no sand but lots and lots of rocks. The kids loved examining all the beautiful variations of rocks. The beach shelves quite steeply so wouldn't recommend swimming/paddling but lovely to walk along or sit and enjoy the view. Parking was £3.50 I...More

1  Thank Stacey G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Clean, quiet and utterly stunning. There is a cafe and a small shop. Good parking available. One of the most beautiful UK beaches I have been to

1  Thank Myf78
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Paul R
Has it wifi?
14 May 2017|
Response from BlackpoolSands | Property representative |
Yes, in the Beach Cafe.
june c
How much is the car park on the beach please and are dogs allowed as it's October
2 October 2016|
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Response from martinsayer2 | Reviewed this property |
Just to put the record straight, Dogs ARE PERMITTED in the car parks or on the beach from Saturday 12th March to Sunday 30th October 2016.
Scott M
Not sure why but this beach seems to have lots of people complaining about how bad it is but who have then still given it 5 stars? Have they done this in error, clearly it makes the overall rating incorrect if people do this and misleading for new visitors?
17 August 2016|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the cost for parking was a problem or anything (it was quite reasonable - although a touch more expensive than other nicer beaches we went to) but I just think that for the sake of knowing what you're getting... More