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Peaceful beach

Shingle beach,peaceful and perfect for relaxing.There is a lovely cafe and toilets nearby.Quite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
susanholford
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Away from the crowds

You can walk down from the Osborne Apartments to this beach. The tide was in and it was windy when... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
c0rnishHK
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Small stretch of shingle beach overlooking Torbay. Great for rock pooling. Good public toilets (open in Summer). Great friendly cafe. Access to cliff top walks. Back drop of the Osborne , a crescent georgian hotel. Parking available for beach on...more
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Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shingle beach,peaceful and perfect for relaxing.There is a lovely cafe and toilets nearby.Quite sheltered.Nearby parking on main road.

Thank susanholford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can walk down from the Osborne Apartments to this beach. The tide was in and it was windy when we did this, so we didn't spend long here, but this is a nice, quieter beach, stony, not sandy.

Thank c0rnishHK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our nearest beach to the Osborne Apartments where we stayed. We were there in windy weather, but this beach was well sheltered by the rocks on the Torquay side. It is a stony beach, so may not be suitable for children. The beach...More

Thank Percy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This peaceful little haven is a little gem with its great seafront cafe and is obvisouly well looked after.

Thank BROADSMAN
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Great for dog walking. My daughter dives from here. It’s possible to get free parking here if you’re lucky. Agatha Christie used to swim to Shag Rock here as a child apparently....... very popular with all ages and there is a very nice cafe here....More

Thank Deltadawn22
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Unfortunately just after we arrived the weather changed and it started to rain! However it looked a quiet and clean area with good facilities. A nice walk from Torquay but be prepared for some steep steps along the way.

Thank Expat2003Riyadh
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely beach overlooked by a beautiful cafe. Ideal to stand and listen to the waves crashing into the rocks.

Thank restaurantninja
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Although there is very little beach, it is a marvellous spot. Lovely views and great fishing - just mind the rocks

Thank philkay2017
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Nice narrow beach, a mix of sand, shingle and stone. High tide will make much of the available space disappear so check tide times as low tide and slack water make for a more enjoyable experience.

Thank Tris10Tor
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We spent a couple of enjoyable days at this beach whilst in Torquay. My partner and our son paddled and swam in the water, it's not a busy beach so you can relax and enjoy this wonderful beach.

Thank jennieward210
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